Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (1979)
Global Fund for Women
Supports grassroots gender justice movements
The New Urban Agenda
A shared vision for a better and more sustainable future, established in 2016
The United Nations Conference on Housing & Sustainable Urban Development (2016)
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
Gender information and programming from UN Habitat: For a Better Urban Future
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
From the Women’s Assembly at the 9th World Urban Forum (Kuala Lumpur, 2018)
Women Transforming Cities
WTC educates, promotes awareness, and takes action on issues affecting women’s rights in Vancouver and worldwide.
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
Celebrated feminist advocate Caroline Criado Perez investigates the shocking root cause of gender inequality and research in this book.
Explore our Library of Wise Practices
Wise practices are: locally-appropriate actions, tools, principles or decisions that contribute significantly to the development of sustainable and equitable social conditions. They evolve and are refined as individual and community experience and knowledge expand.
(Reference: Wesley-Esquimax and Calliou 2010: 19)
With this library we want to share knowledge, inspire innovation, improve networking and collaboration, and challenge ourselves to make cities equitable, inclusive, sustainable and thriving for all.