Cities and Urbanization

Cities aren't designed for women. Here's what's needed next 

Cities don't provide the same opportunities to women as they do for men - so what needs to change? Image: Unsplash/João Ferrão

Ewan Thomson

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Many aspects of urban design do not adequately reflect the needs of women. Image: UNDP

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These are the four main themes that can help improve cities for women, the UN says. Image: UNDP

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The UN’s Sustainable Development goals include issues like gender equality and clean water and sanitization that disproportionately affect women. Image: UN

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