Use public art to define and place value on local "empowered women".
Create a "Our women rule these streets" atmosphere in unsafe neighborhoods where women are viewed as the dominant and highest-valued component of the neighborhood.
Lined with street art that portrays powerful woment and displays the wyas in which these types of female characters are valuable for men and the community.
Explain your idea in one sentence.
Create a robust collection of female protagonist street art to better set women on an empowered path of life and warm men up to that goal as well.
What is the need you are trying to solve?
There is a need to better value women in these environments. By articulating that value through art and forcing men to envision women in these environments, their view can change on the capabilities of women and the importance of their empowerment.
Who will benefit from this idea and how would you monitor its success?
Communities that undervalue women and lack the ability to embrace them in creating positive social welfare due to stereotypes or biases of that particular area.
Who would be best equipped to implement this idea in the real world? You? Your organisation? Another organisation or entity?
Local artists, community members, feminists, governmental entities.
Where should this idea be implemented?
In areas where women are undervalued in society and there are pathways along which one can create large-scale murals.
How might you prototype this idea and test some of the assumptions behind it?
Focus on a particular area or neighborhood and measure impact for a few years compared to another near-by town/village/neighborhood.