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Welcome to our third anniversary issue, which we devote to feminist urbanism, the movement to make cities safer, more inclusive and women-friendly, and to increase women’s engagement in urban planning and design. Read more…
In Conversation With
“If you go out into the streets in Sweden and say, “Do you want gender equality?” everyone says, “yes”; however, there are no policies that bring us to these goals.”
“Ask For Jane” is based on the true story of a group of Chicago women who helped more than 11,000 others get safe abortions in the years just before Roe v. Wade.
“Food is such a good way of bringing people together because everyone needs food, there’s no hierarchy,” explains Rose Lukas from Hands Up Foundation
Learn about “Safetipin” an app that is helping women in India, Colombia, Philippines and Papua New Guinea navigate existing streetscapes more safely.
“Denying a child a hug, to sit on your lap, or even to hold your hand would result as the most difficult challenge of my experience”, says a young volunteer at the Refugee Youth Project in Baltimore.