Cities questioned by feminisms

Feminist urbanism as a horizon to critically rethink territorial-urban planning and development and to propose alternatives towards the reconstruction of cities for the sustainability of life. Article by: Habitat and Gender Commission of Habitar Argentina[i] Photo: Vigilia_Congreso-91 The Habitat and Gender Commission arose within the Habitar Argentina space, when a group of women from different […]

Triennial of Inhabitants 2019, Cameroon

How can decent housing for 5,000,000 households by 2035 be achieved? The National Network of Cameroonian Inhabitants are taking on this very #righttothecity, #right2housing issue, organising the Fifth Triennial of Inhabitants 2019, in Douala, #Cameroon between March 27 and 29. The 2019 Triennial of Inhabitants is ameeting of citizens from 379 municipalities and cities in […]

GPR2C at #GrenobleTransitions

Today, GPR2C launches its event at the 2019 Grenoble Transitions, an eight day exposition of speakers, debates, exhbitions, presentations and demonstrations towards creating environemntally sustainable urban communities. The HIC event will be discussing how to reconcile the need for sustainability with the principles of the Right to the City, human rights, and democracy. How can […]

بيان بشأن حقوق المرأة في المدينة

بيان بشأن حقوق المرأة في المدينة مدينة من شأنها أن تتبنى كافة الإجراءات اللازمة ومن بينها ̶  القوانين، التخطيط الحضري، أو الاجراءات الاقتصادية والاجتماعية بشكل عام  ̶  لمناهضة كافة أشكال التمييز العنصري ضد المرأة والفتيات؛ واتخاذ كافة الإجراءات اللازمة لضمان تمتعهم الكامل بالتنمية؛ وضمان مساواتهم في ممارسة وإدراك حقوقهم، خاصة النساء اللاتي تعيش في فقر […]

Women’s Right to the City Manifesto

Women’s Right to the City Manifesto A CITY that adopts all necessary measures – regulations, urban planning, economic and social- to combat all forms of discrimination against women and girls; takes all necessary measures to ensure their full development; guarantees their equality in the exercise and realization of their rights, especially those of women living […]

African perspectives and realities on the Right to the City: Meeting of local governments and civil society during Africities summit (Marrakech)

Last November 22, our Committee and the Global Platform for the Right to the City organized the session “Right to the City and international agendas: African realities and perspectives” on the occasion of Africities: the meeting of African cities organized every three years by UCLG Africa. On this paramount occasion, several representatives from African municipalities […]

The world needs inspiring stories: Open Call for the Transformative Cities Initiative 2019

“The Transformative Cities award is an opportunity for progressive local governments, municipalist coalitions, social movements and civil society organizations to popularise and share their experiences of building solutions to our planet’s systemic economic, social, political and ecological crisis. The second edition of the Transformative Cities Award (2018-19) is now open with an open call for […]

Government of Zimbabwe forcibly evicts 1 000 resettled villagers

About 1 000 families from Sikato resettlement in Masvingo West constituency are facing an uncertain future after being served with seven-day eviction notices to vacate the land which they occupied at the height of the land reform programme in 2000. The families, from seven villages; Muza, Chikutuva, Manunure, Makasva, Banga, Sithole and Marikutira, have been […]