Posts Tagged ‘Women’s Day’

Cities can boost female entrepreneurship

Cities and Municipalities have a role to play when it comes to achieving gender equality, especially in the economic area. With well thought out policies, they can encourage more women to set up businesses, and provide support for female entrepreneurs. Today the International Women’s Day will be celebrated – statistics and numbers will once again […]

By URBACT, on March 8th, 2012 at 13:35

Why Gender Matters for Cities?

The 8th of March is the international women’s day. This should certainly not be the only moment to think about it, but it is the occasion to recall the unbalanced situation between women and men in most areas of life. The city embodies these unbalances; which means policies and actions at the local level can […]

By URBACT, on March 8th, 2011 at 11:17