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    Gender Mainstreaming Impact Study , Document 04

    Gender Mainstreaming Impact Study , Document 04

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    Series: Impact Study
    This impact assessment identifies how the water and sanitation initiatives implemented under the Water Sanitation and Infrastructure Branch of UN-HABITAT, have strategically mainstreamed gender aspects in its various initiatives and to identify achievements and impact, challenges, lessons learned and provide recommendations. More info →
    Policy and Plan for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in Urban Development

    Policy and Plan for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in Urban Development

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    This Policy and Plan for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women for 2014-19 (PPG) sets out UN-Habitat’s commitment and strategy to ensure that all its activities reflect and advance the global consensus on non-discrimination and equality between men and women. 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 →
    Gender Responsive Urban Basic Services

    Gender Responsive Urban Basic Services

    This issue guide focuses attention on urban basic services in order to illuminate the effects of gender on equality of access and inclusion in the areas of urban energy, urban transport and water and sanitation. This issue guide further seeks to broadly outline the where and how of gender responsive interventions in order to strengthen planned and future actions that can go a long way to reduce poverty and overcome obstacles to gender equality and women’s empowerment. 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 →
    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 →
    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 →
    Gender Responsive Urban Legislation, Land and Governance
    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 →
    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 →
    The Global Assessment on Women’s Safety

    The Global Assessment on Women’s Safety

    Women are at risk of violence both in public and private spheres, in and around the home, in neighbourhoods and at city level. 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 →
    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 →
    UN-Habitat gender journey
    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 →
    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 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 →
    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 →
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