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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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Gender Responsive Urban Planning and Design

Gender Responsive Urban Planning and Design

While many cities are hubs of economic growth, employment, and cultural life, urbanization has resulted in pronounced socioeconomic inequalities, exclusion, and segregation. More info →
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