Posts tagged with 'International Women’s Day'
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A Women Travels by Bus in India. Photo by Benoit Colin/EMBARQ/Flickr
Why it is Key to Include Gender Equality in Transport Design
A 1996 iconic study from Vienna, Austria explored why there were fewer girls (above age nine) in public parks as compared to the number of boys. The researchers concluded that the boys were more assertive in their use of the ...
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Women worldwide are making our cities more equitable, inclusive, and sustainable places to live. This International Women's Day, salute the women leaders working to transform your city. Photo by New York City DOT/Flickr.
Four women leaders ‘making it happen’ for sustainable cities
International Women’s Day is on March 8, 2015, and this year’s theme is “Make It Happen.” Nowhere do women make it happen more than they do in cities. In cities all around the world, women are working to improve the ...
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The International Women’s Forum (Vancouver, Canada, October 16-18) examined the leading trends influencing our lives, communities, and future. Vancouver is so well known for its exemplary urban planning that the term “Vancouverism” is often used by city planners. Photo by Ben Welle.
Vancouverism: The prescription for a healthier city?
Three weeks ago I had the pleasure of representing EMBARQ at the International Women’s Forum (IWF) in Vancouver, Canada. The event focused on modern movements shaping the world, including trends influencing our lives, communities, and future. Since urban transport is ...
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Women making strides on public transport. By ¡Carlitos.
Making Transport Safer for Women
When the lack of safety for women in transport makes headlines December’s brutal gang rape and assault with an iron bar that caused fatal internal injury to a 23-year-old student on a public bus in New Delhi has caused nationwide ...
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Photo via the Huffington Post.
Friday Fun: Shoe-Shaped Car to Celebrate Women’s Day
Yesterday was International Women’s Day, and we commemorated the day with a round-up of our previous posts on women and sustainable transportation. Indian car designer, Sudhakar Yadav also celebrated International Women’s Day, but he did so by building cars shaped like ...
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A woman enjoys a cycle lane on Ahmedabad's Janmarg system. Photo by Meena Kadri.
Celebrating Women in Sustainable Transport
Today is International Women’s Day, dedicated to the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Women have made much progress in society, but there are still many injustices and inequities to tackle, especially in the realm ...
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