Gender equality

A city/human settlement of gender equality, which adopts all necessary measures to combat discrimination in all its forms against women and girls; a city/human settlement which takes all appropriate measures to ensure the full development of women and girls, guarantee them equality in the exercise and fulfillment of human rights, and a life free of violence.

Gender equality

Campaigns

The Right to the City at the High-Level Political Forum

The Right to the City at the High-Level Political Forum

The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is the core United Nations platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The theme of this year's edition is "Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and...

Fighting for Women’s Right to the City at IWD 2020!

Fighting for Women’s Right to the City at IWD 2020!

As every year, on March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day This day and the month of March as a whole is a key moment in the feminist struggle around the world. Gender equality is one of the eight components of the right to the city and one of its central...

News

Synergies for solidarity

Synergies for solidarity

Global mapping of civil society collaborations and initiatives against COVID-19 in popular neighbourhoods In order to face the emergency and collectively imagine a post-pandemic future, it is necessary to generate and consolidate a global network of solidarity and...

Women’s Right to the City during the pandemic

Women’s Right to the City during the pandemic

Photo : Bahía Flores for CISCSA I want to contribute with 4 main points in relation to today’s topics: violence against women and their health is part of the Right to the City and Human Rights. Women's right to the city and to diversity is political, and implies the...

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Publications

Events

(Postponed) Generation Equality Forum

Source: UN Women In light of the current global COVID-19 situation, the Generation Equality Forum is posponed until the first semester of 2021. More information on the revised convening will be available in this page.   The Generation Equality Forum is a civil...

64th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women / Beijing +25

  2020 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). The sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women is planned to take place at the United...

Members

DPU

DPU

      Description: The Development Planning Unit (DPU) is an academic department of University College London which conducts research, postgraduate teaching and training and advisory services that helps to build the capacity of national governments,...

RNC

RNC

Description: Our Cities Network (RNC) is a collaborative network of exchange of information on news and on quality of life in Latin American Cities with a broad interdisciplinary and regional focus. Mission: To provide a service to the Latin American community,...

UrbaMonde

UrbaMonde

      Description: UrbaMonde is an NGO based in Switzerland and France promoting the social production of habitat locally and internationally. Mission: Promote and expand the social production of habitat (community-led housing).  Outreach: International...

GenURB

GenURB

Description: Urbanization, Gender, and the Global South: a Transformative Knowledge Network (GenURB) is a six-year international research project that brings together over 40 feminist scholars, academics, policy makers, and activists to advance our understanding of...

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