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How Vienna Designs Gender Equality Into the City Itself

How Vienna Designs Gender Equality Into the City Itself
How Vienna Designs Gender Equality Into the City Itself, Via Flickr. Used under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>Creative Commons</a>
Via Flickr. Used under Creative Commons

An interesting article in The Atlantic Cities reveals the ideas behind "gender mainstreaming" in Vienna, a policy that began in the early 1990s and has had a huge effect on the past two decades of city planning there. Initially intended specifically to make the city more livable for women, the principles have proven so successful that they now form a part of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme's best practices. You can read the full article here.

Cite: Rory Stott. "How Vienna Designs Gender Equality Into the City Itself" 28 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/432137/how-vienna-designs-gender-equality-into-the-city-itself/>