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Reducing VAWG in Transport

Creating safe and inclusive environments is a top priority for UK government, who have signed up to several international commitments in this area, including Sustainable Development Goal 11 to ‘make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable’, with a target that directly contributes to addressing women and girls’ safety in communities and public […]

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Reducing VAWG in Urban Public Spaces

Violence and the threat of violence holds back economic growth in urban areas, limiting women’s mobility, access to economic opportunities, and the ability to move into higher paid or more secure jobs. This paper looks at how to build gender-transformative safe spaces programmes to improve women and girls’ safety and mobility in urban spaces.

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Approaches: The Facility Model

Traditionally, donor programmes have been established using a simple formula, whereby SPs estimate the total overhead for a programme through tender, against a fixed set of inputs and workplan. In these programmes, clients need to wait months or years before assistance is deployed due to procurement procedures, by which time resource allocation, costs, and plans […]

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Promoting Women’s empowerment through energy

The design, planning, delivery and governance of infrastructure has to be a game changer for improving women’s lives, by reducing the demands and drudgery of household and care work, increasing the productivity of their enterprises and enabling them to move into better jobs or more profitable markets. These changes, in turn, can broaden women’s aspirations, […]

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