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08/03/2021

Gender mainstreaming should feature in decision-making practices

Words: Laura Edgar
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Urban planning policies that are sensitive to gender-specific needs should be implemented into all policy, legislative and decision-making practices, suggests newly published research.

Women and Planning: Creating Gender-sensitive Urban Environments Post-Covid-19, published by the RTPI on International Women's Day (8 March), explains that this approach would help to make sure that future built environment solutions have equal regard to the experiences of all people – irrespective of gender.The study concluded that gender mainstreaming has “not been effectively implemented as........
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