(Program change) WOMEN , TRANSPORT AND LEADERSHIP: Seizing the Lead. Not Waiting for Permission

Program Name Change:

The full name of this international collaborative program has today been changed to “Women, Transport and Leadership: Seizing the Lead, Not Waiting for Permission”. For short, just “Women, Transport and Leadership” (or WTL)

Why?

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Habitat III: Mainstreaming gender issues

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The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 5 of the UN says: “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”. All of the UN’s Sustainability Development Goals sound all-encompassing and too lofty to be pursued in a realistic manner. That, however, is the idea. The SDGs are value-pillars which guide planners while they go about their mundane tasks of drawing up maps and fighting resource crunches. Fortunately, the New Urban Agenda adopted in Habitat III breaks down these goals into sub-topics that people can wrap their heads around and know how to create a path towards achieving that utopian ideal.

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THE WOMEN OF EUROPE SOLIDARNOSC WITH THE WOMEN OF POLAND.

Take it to the World’s Streets

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A call for Europe-wide public assemblies of women, men and families in support of our Polish sisters as a time of great need

Pass it on/Make it happen.

@worldstreets

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GENDER, EQUITY & TRANSPORT FORUM 2.0.

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MISSION STATEMENT – a community of practice and public policy program on Gender and Transport, addressing the problems of women, particularly Southern women and girls facing the everyday reality of gender inequality in the transport sector. The program deals with specific problems in specific places in Africa, Asia and Latin America, both cities and in very poor outlying rural areas where safe and fair access is an enormous problem of day-to-day life, often falling especially hard on women and young girls.

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“Feminism and Sustainable Development in Ukraine”

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From the graduate seminar on Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the  Institut Supérieur de Gestion in Paris a student thesis on “Feminism and Sustainable development in Ukraine”.  The report is available for review and comment at https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B41h-Am2TpUHYXBsUTlNS29kTkk.

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What Does Gender Have to Do with Safe and Abundant Cycling?

– – – > IT TURNS OUT QUITE A LOT. KEEP READING.

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Source: https://momentummag.com/a-little-more-fuel-for-the-helmet-debate-fire/

Researchers in Canada have determined that mandatory helmet laws have no impact on bicycling injury hospitalization rates. Other factors, namely mode share, were much more likely to affect the outcome.

Main conclusions of investigation:

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