Side event of the 59th Session on the Commission for the Status on Women
Side Event Theme: The side event will be considered part of the review of the Beijing Platform for Action and the process build-up to the Habitat III Conference in 2016. It will provide an opportunity to learn from the opportunities and challenges that public space offer to women’s empowerment and to advance the gender equality goal. It will also aim to discuss how gender mainstreaming of urban planning and policy can help create public spaces for women that empower them to live fulfilling and wholesome lives.
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