Women figure used for Green lights

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In the capital of New Zealand, when one crosses the street in downtown area, he/she can see a women figure (instead of a men) letting him/her know it is safe to do so. The mayor of Wellington, Celia Wade-Brown, explained to us that they wanted to change the way signalization lights were made in the [...]

Encouraging young girls to skate

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During our exploratory walk in Malmö, we discovered an amazing initiative at the Bryggeriet's skate park. In her gigantic skate park, Andrea Andersson Antunes, is opening the doors to girls only every monday evening (6 to 9 pm)! This initiative is to encourage young girls to skate. By providing them a "safe" space, girls feel [...]

Integrate gender equality perspective in the approach of all organisations within the municipality. The case of Umeå.

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The Umeå Municipality is remarquable in providing equal status for both women and men. First the city recognize that, it is essential to take a gender equality perspective  in its policies and to undertake gender equality work – meaning “ increasing awareness of social gender and questioning and challenging stereotypical gender roles as well as [...]

Anti sexual harrassement campaing in NYC subway (multi-languages)

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This good practice was spotted in the subway of NYC. It reminds riders that they should not harrass in anyway other riders and that inapropriate sexual behavior is not tolerated in the subway in NYC. It also encourages riders to report any incident. However it is still very theoritical, not really sure how one can [...]