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Women in Post-Conflict Settlement Planning

Women in Post-Conflict Settlement Planning

Ten principles can be followed to produce the sort of equal post-conflict settlement planning that can help to build communities that have a better basis of becoming peaceful and sustainable. More info →
Gender Responsive Urban Economy

Gender Responsive Urban Economy

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Series: Gender Issue Guide
Urbanisation has created gender and class-differentiated impacts. UN-Habitat seeks to support city, regional and national authorities to implement improved urban planning policies and strategies that will promote inclusive and equitable economic development; enhance municipal finances; and support the creation of decent jobs and livelihoods, particularly for youth and women. More info →
Gender Equality Action Plan

Gender Equality Action Plan

This report is a documented progress on the implementation of the GEAP covering period from April 2010 to August 2012. More info →
Gender Responsive Urban Research and Capacity Development

Gender Responsive Urban Research and Capacity Development

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Series: Gender Issue Guide
Women, men, girls and boys are differentially affected by the conditions of urbanization. For instance, women are ???invariably disadvantaged compared to men in cities in terms of equal access to employment and shelter, health and education, transport, asset ownership, experiences of urban violence and ability to exercise their rights. These disadvantages are especially marked for poor urban women???1 These gendered dimensions of cities require continual examination if inequalities are to be understood and addressed for equitable and sustainable development. The Research unit can potentially help enhance understanding of this human-urban environment interface from gender perspectives. More info →
A Compendium of Case Studies on Gender Mainstreaming Initiatives in UN-Habitat

A Compendium of Case Studies on Gender Mainstreaming Initiatives in UN-Habitat

This compendium of case studies is designed to bring into one document some of the gender mainstreaming initiatives UN-Habitat implemented from 2008 to 2012. More info →
Gender Responsive Urban Planning and Design

Gender Responsive Urban Planning and Design

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Series: Gender Issue Guide
While many cities are hubs of economic growth, employment, and cultural life, urbanization has resulted in pronounced socioeconomic inequalities, exclusion, and segregation. More info →
Gender and Prosperity of Cities , State of Women in Cities 2012/2013

Gender and Prosperity of Cities , State of Women in Cities 2012/2013

There are two main standpoints that propagate the benefits of urbanisation. One is that cities are associated with opportunities for wealth generation. More info →
Gender and Urban Planning

Gender and Urban Planning

If policies to improve and enhance places are to address gender inequality, they must also take into account the issues and needs of both women and men. More info →
Designing and Evaluating Land Tools with a Gender Perspective

Designing and Evaluating Land Tools with a Gender Perspective

It cannot be assumed that women and men benefit in the same way from initiatives in the land sector. More info →
Improving Gender Equality and Grassroots Participation through Good Land Governance , A training package

Improving Gender Equality and Grassroots Participation through Good Land Governance , A training package

This training package provides an introduction to the important, complex, and sometimes daunting theme of improving land governance as a means to enhance gender equality and grassroots participation in land matters. More info →
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