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IDENTIFY SUCCESS STORIES

Knowing what has worked in the past will help us build on existing successes.

An important part of the design process is learning from the work of others. Knowing what has worked in the past will help us build on existing successes. What inspiring stories can you share about products, services, organisations, campaigns or initiatives that have helped to make cities safer for women and girls?

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The garbage ladies project is an experimental development program for women who have not previously worked for pay, making cool and useful items out of throw-away material, based in Ayvalik, Turkey.

The garbage ladies project is an experimental development program for women who have not previously worked for pay, making cool and useful items out of throw-away material, based in Ayvalik, Turkey.

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According to the CDC 70-99% of women experience street harassment at some point during their lives.  I know I have. However street harassment is rarely reported. The CDC cites "long-term impacts from street harassment  include depression, anxiety, an

According to the CDC 70-99% of women experience street harassment at some point during their lives. I know I have. However street harassment is rarely reported. The CDC cites "long-term impacts from street harassment include depression, anxiety, an

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Testimonies of women's lives were asked to be written in letters along side suggestions on what would make a better world without violence or discrimination against women. This indicated to the government that 68 per cent of women have experienced se

Testimonies of women's lives were asked to be written in letters along side suggestions on what would make a better world without violence or discrimination against women. This indicated to the government that 68 per cent of women have experienced se

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Safecity is an online platform created to map areas of sexual abuse - ranging from comments to physical abuse and rape. All it requires is to fill a simple form about the location where the abuse occurred and the category of abuse. This gets plotted

Safecity is an online platform created to map areas of sexual abuse - ranging from comments to physical abuse and rape. All it requires is to fill a simple form about the location where the abuse occurred and the category of abuse. This gets plotted

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If women in low-income urban environments are given the same resources as men to start entrepreneurial endeavors they will become leaders in their communities and not only empower themselves, but other women to do the same. Successful businesses can

If women in low-income urban environments are given the same resources as men to start entrepreneurial endeavors they will become leaders in their communities and not only empower themselves, but other women to do the same. Successful businesses can

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I recently heard of an individual in Uganda that was having a great impact on his community. He didn't worry about the hurdles he just in a positive and relational way solved problems. A friend watched him stop and talk to a group of kids at a bus st

I recently heard of an individual in Uganda that was having a great impact on his community. He didn't worry about the hurdles he just in a positive and relational way solved problems. A friend watched him stop and talk to a group of kids at a bus st

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In Egypt, Brazil, Japan and India, among other countries, female-only carriages are provided on public transport.  This is to prevent lewd behaviour and groping that is often experienced by women in these situations.  Providing safe transit for women

In Egypt, Brazil, Japan and India, among other countries, female-only carriages are provided on public transport. This is to prevent lewd behaviour and groping that is often experienced by women in these situations. Providing safe transit for women

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During the past weeks we have been talking about the importance of cultural relativism vs. universal practices. When talking about safety of low-income-women and girls we wonder what are safety issues that are universal to women from different socio-

During the past weeks we have been talking about the importance of cultural relativism vs. universal practices. When talking about safety of low-income-women and girls we wonder what are safety issues that are universal to women from different socio-

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Mandatory volunteering of students from Universities and Colleges can help to educate women and girls on how to be safe and spread the awareness of abuse among low-income communities.

Mandatory volunteering of students from Universities and Colleges can help to educate women and girls on how to be safe and spread the awareness of abuse among low-income communities.

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The "Empowerment Through Art" is an example of a successful way to bring creative fun to developing countries.

The "Empowerment Through Art" is an example of a successful way to bring creative fun to developing countries.

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A technology that can provide insights on how to deter perpetrators or/and caught them in flagrante delicto.

A technology that can provide insights on how to deter perpetrators or/and caught them in flagrante delicto.

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Want to make low income areas safer and more empowering for women and girls? Ask women and girls first, and remember that they are the customer.

Want to make low income areas safer and more empowering for women and girls? Ask women and girls first, and remember that they are the customer.

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Looking at preventative measures to help sow the seeds of change among the youth of today so that violence against women might be significantly reduces in the future, we might be able to borrow inspiration from the successful Big Brother/ Big Sister

Looking at preventative measures to help sow the seeds of change among the youth of today so that violence against women might be significantly reduces in the future, we might be able to borrow inspiration from the successful Big Brother/ Big Sister

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Matching entrepreneurship grants in Bangladesh helped women start businesses and support themselves rather than being stuck in the household. Shyamola Begum, 43 started her own tea stall in the slum areas of where she lives. She and 55,000 families u

Matching entrepreneurship grants in Bangladesh helped women start businesses and support themselves rather than being stuck in the household. Shyamola Begum, 43 started her own tea stall in the slum areas of where she lives. She and 55,000 families u

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