WICI meeting citizens from Park Extension

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"Where are the women and the girls ?" Program 

On June 5th, 2014 WICI and about ten inhabitants from Park Extension met at Café l’Artère for a happy hour discussion about urban safety issues in the neighbourhood.

WICI meeting citizens from Park Extension

WICI ending the need assessment of the "Where are the women and the girls ?" program


WICI has just finished the need assessment of the "Where are the women and the girls ?" program in Park Extension. 

See Working together : Engaging communities to end violence against women and girls (2013-2015)

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WICI ending the need assessment of the

Check out WICI’s newest publication: Adolescent Girls Creating Safer Cities

In partnership with UN-Habitat and Plan International, Women in Cities International is proud to present our latest publication, Adolescent Girls Creating Safer Cities: Harnessing the Potential of Communication for Development (C4D). This report details girls' experiences of urban life and the use of the communication for development (C4D) approach to engage with girls and stimulate positive change for safer cities. Case studies, policy recommendations and information on the challenge of using C4D are all provided. To read Adolescent Girls Creating Safer Cities, please click here.

Check out WICI’s newest publication: Adolescent Girls Creating Safer Cities

New Book on Gender, Safety and Cities: Building Inclusive Cities

Founding members, board members and staff members of Women in Cities International have all contributed to a new book published by Earthscan-Routledge, Building Inclusive Cities: Women’s Safety and the Right to the City. This book features emerging practices and theory from around the world focused on women’s safety and inclusion in cities. In Part One, readers are invited to learn about the challenges and opportunities facing women and practitioners right now, in areas such as mobility, access to essential services and housing security. In Part Two, examples and critical analysis of current programmes, projects and activities happening in the field are provided. Click here to order your copy today.

New Book on Gender, Safety and Cities: Building Inclusive Cities

WICI at the World Urban Forum

At this year’s World Urban Forum (WUF) in Naples, Italy, Women in Cities International, Plan International and UN-Habitat launched the Because I am a Girl Urban Programme: Safer Cities for Adolescent Girls (BIAAG UP). WICI also participated in UN-Habitat’s Gender Equality Assembly, the “Building Safer cities with and for young people” session and the training event “Safer public space for women”. The launch of the Advisory Group on Gender Issues (AGGI), which is meant to advise the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director of UN-Habitat on the strategic direction of the agency, also occurred, with WICI board member representing Red Mujer y Habitat de America Latina, Ana Falu, appointed as a member. WICI also co-organized the networking event “Planning gender inclusive cities”.

WICI at the World Urban Forum

Launch of the Because I am a Girl Urban Programme

Women in Cities International, Plan International and UN-Habitat launched the Because I am a Girl Urban Programme: Safer Cities for Adolescent Girls (BIAAG UP) at the World Urban Forum 6 in Naples, Italy. The goal of this programme is to build safe, accountable, and inclusive cities with and for girls in all their diversity. A key component of the programme will be engaging with girls so that they drive the change process. BIAAG UP will be implemented in five cities around the world: Cairo, Egypt; Delhi, India; Lima, Peru; Hanoi, Vietnam; and Kampala, Uganda.

Launch of the Because I am a Girl Urban Programme
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    WICI meeting citizens from Park Extension

    "Where are th
  • WICI ending the need assessment of the

    WICI ending the need assessment of the "Where are the women and the girls ?" program

    WICI has just finished the need assessment of t
  • Check out WICI’s newest publication: Adolescent Girls Creating Safer Cities

    Check out WICI’s newest publication: Adolescent Girls Creating Safer Cities

    In partnership with UN-Habitat
  • New Book on Gender, Safety and Cities: Building Inclusive Cities

    New Book on Gender, Safety and Cities: Building Inclusive Cities

    Founding members, board members and staff members of Women in Cities International hav
  • WICI at the World Urban Forum

    WICI at the World Urban Forum

    At this year’s World Urban Forum (WUF) in Naples, Italy, Women in Cities Internation
  • Launch of the Because I am a Girl Urban Programme

    Launch of the Because I am a Girl Urban Programme

    Women in Cities International,
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