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29/03/2022
By Clara Brugada Molina, Mayor of Iztapalapa, Mexico (published in the CESA Magazine of CDMX, Vol V). Until few decades ago, the “city” was thought as a neutral space and that…
28/03/2022
From 22 November to 29 November 2021, the Departmental Observatory on Violence against Women and the European and International Department of the Seine Saint Denis welcomed the…
18/03/2022
This International Women's Day took place in a global context marked by the armed conflict between Ukraine and Russia, which has forced millions Ukrainian men and women to leave…
02/12/2021
Last December 1st, our Committee organized the special session “Municipalism, social movements and feminist approaches”. The event highlighted local government perspectives on…
25/11/2021
The “Femmes du Monde” Seminar (Women of the World) held in Seine Saint Denis from 22 to 29 November saw the launch of the “Territories protecting women from gender-based violence…
24/11/2021
The International Observatory on Violence against Women and Girls gathers local government efforts to address VAWG in urban territories worldwide. This is an initiative promoted…
28/10/2021
New horizons for the social agenda of UCLG were discussed last 25 October at the occasion of a new edition of the UCLG Policy Council on the Right to the City. Key members of the…
11/10/2021
The annual meeting point for the human rights cities movement was held from 6 to 10 October 2021. In its 11th edition, the Gwangju Forum focused on addressing the current health…
28/05/2021
The 2021 Annual Meeting gathered the co-presidency, members and active local governments to address emerging priorities and networking proposals in the agenda. Participants…
03/05/2021
The UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights took part in the call for contributions issued by UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women…
08/03/2021
The final report of the "Dialogue on Migrant Women in Cities" organized last September 10 2020 has been published today on the occassion of 8th March 2021, International Women's…
08/12/2020
Linda Voortman has been the Alderman (Co-Mayor) of Utrecht responsible for social affairs, diversity and municipal organization since 2018. In this position, she joined the Co-…
08/03/2020
Following the key messages shared by Mexico City, Montreal and Barcelona in their open letter on the Right to the City for Women (2019, March 8), the CSIPDHR proposed the special…
08/03/2019
The UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights publishes, on the occasion of 2019 Women's Day an open letter by the mayors of Mexico City,…