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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 →
GEAP – Gender Equality Action Plan (2014-2019)

GEAP – Gender Equality Action Plan (2014-2019)

The Gender Equality Action Plan (GEAP) is the means to realize the The UN-Habitat Policy and Plan for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in Urban and Human Settlements. 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 →
Gender Responsive Risk Reduction and Rehabilitation
Navigating Gender in African Cities: Synthesis Report of Rapid Gender and Pro-Poor Assessments in 17 African Cities

Navigating Gender in African Cities: Synthesis Report of Rapid Gender and Pro-Poor Assessments in 17 African Cities

This Report is a synthesis report of the participatory and Rapid Gender Assessment (RGA) Reports that were conducted in the 17 cities of the Water for African Cities (WAC) II Programme. More info →
Gender Responsive Urban Legislation, Land and Governance
IGUALDAD DE GÉNERO PARA CIUDADES MÁS INTELIGENTES: Desafíos y Avances (Spanish)

IGUALDAD DE GÉNERO PARA CIUDADES MÁS INTELIGENTES: Desafíos y Avances (Spanish)

La promoción de la igualdad de género y el empoderamiento de las mujeres es la tercera de los ocho Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio consensuadas por la comunidad mundial en el año 2000, a fin de hacer frente a los desafíos sobrecogedores de principios de este siglo 21. More info →
Cuando el agua fluye hacia las mujeres

Cuando el agua fluye hacia las mujeres

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Enseñanzas y aprendizajes de la transversalización de género en el sector hídrico. More info →
Gender Equality for Smarter Cities: Challenges and Progress

Gender Equality for Smarter Cities: Challenges and Progress

Towns and cities are increasingly important places for tackling gender inequalities. More info →
Women’s Safety Audit: What Works and Where?

Women’s Safety Audit: What Works and Where?

In many cities women and girls face violence not only in their homes and in relationships, but also in public spaces due to poor urban design and poor management of public spaces. More info →
Gender Mainstreaming in Local Authorities – Best Practices

Gender Mainstreaming in Local Authorities – Best Practices

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Since the 1980s, there has been growing recognition of the need to ensure women's equal access to urban public spaces. More info →
Report: Preventing Gender-based Violence in the Horn, East and Southern Africa

Report: Preventing Gender-based Violence in the Horn, East and Southern Africa

Preventing Gender-based Violence in the Horn, East and Southern Africa : A Regional Dialogue. Raising Voices and Safer Cities Programme 2004 More info →
Gender in Local Government: A Sourcebook for Trainers

Gender in Local Government: A Sourcebook for Trainers

Good local governance cannot exist without giving due attention to gender equality and women’s empowerment. More info →
Survivors Speak A snapshot survey on violence against women

Survivors Speak A snapshot survey on violence against women

This survey report is part of the Safer Cities Nairobi Project aiming at shedding light on the hidden problem of violence against women, and to address the gaps of information that persist on this subject. More info →
Gender in Local Government – A sourcebook for Trainers

Gender in Local Government – A sourcebook for Trainers

Local governments are increasingly realizing the importance and benefits of addressing gender equality and equity in their decision making, policies, programmes and services. Many are rising to the challenge. More info →
Gender and Economic Development

Gender and Economic Development

This report surveys research and policy in the field of gender and economic development, with particular emphasis on economic literature and practice. More info →
Forward Looking Evaluation of Gender Mainstreaming in UN-Habitat

Forward Looking Evaluation of Gender Mainstreaming in UN-Habitat

Since 1991, UN-Habitat has been implementing programmes addressing women’s empowerment and gender mainstreaming in its’ overall activities. This evaluation assesses what the Women and Habitat Programme (WHP) and the Gender Unit have achieved in these areas. The Evaluation also focuses on understanding the relevance of UN-Habitat partnership with organizations dealing with women and habitat issues. Information and views were gathered from UN-Habitat staff and documents, as well as key partners. In addition, selective case studies were carried out in Tanzania and Ecuador, to assess the effectiveness of WHP’s operational programmes. The evaluation report outlines the history, lessons learned, useful indicators for gender mainstreaming; and recommendations for strengthening gender mainstreaming in UN-Habitat’s future work. More info →
Law, Land Tenure and Gender Review: Southern Africa (Zambia)

Law, Land Tenure and Gender Review: Southern Africa (Zambia)

This report was commissioned by UN-Habitat to review the laws and land tenure of a selected number of southern African countries. More info →
Women in Post-Conflict Settlement Planning

Women in Post-Conflict Settlement Planning

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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 →
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