Creating Public Spaces for All: Designing Safer Cities for Women and Girls
The importance of designing public spaces that prioritize the safety and inclusivity of women and girls. Explore the unique challenges they face in urban environments and the need for intentional design strategies that promote their well-being and freedom of movement.
Examine the principles of inclusive design, such as well-lit and well-utilized spaces, clear wayfinding, accessible transportation, and the integration of gender-responsive features that address safety concerns and enhance the overall experience of public spaces.
Highlight the significance of community engagement in the design of safer cities. Discuss the importance of involving women, girls, and community organizations in the planning process, ensuring their voices are heard and their perspectives are integrated into urban development projects.