The whole idea of designing a city that works for women as well as men started in Vienna.
In Sydney most young women experience street harassment on almost a daily basis.
Kathryn Travers from Safer Cities discusses how women activists made Montreal a safer and more inclusive city.
“After participating in Safer Cities for Girls, I’ve become a different person,” says Nada. “It’s increased my self-esteem and self-confidence. Now when I walk down the street, I’m no longer frightened because I know how to protect myself.”
While the #MeToo outcry is exposing sexual harassment mostly in the West, we must remember that abuse, often by employers, happens across the globe, writes Rothna Begum.
Venezuelas migrants Reina, Sofía y Karol are hoping to acquire legal status in Ecuador where prostitution is illegal. These are their stories.