1 in 3 women experience some form of physical and sexual violence in their lifetime. Safe, inclusive and well-planned public spaces, infrastructure, urban services, and transport can reduce violence and harassment that women and girls face and increase access to economic opportunities.

ICED’s series of briefing papers provide a framework for how to address violence against women and girls (VAWG) through infrastructure and cities programmes. They aim to support DFID advisors and programme managers to integrate VAWG in urban and infrastructure programming.

Full Report: Violence against Women and Girls: Infrastructure and Cities (PDF)

Papers, case studies, presentations and research materials  on this topic include: