Climate Crisis

Feminist perspectives urbanisation

Feminist perspectives on gender-just and sustainable urban development

Published: 26 April 2022
Factsheet

Urbanisation is a defining characteristic of life across the globe in the 21st century. Cities, in particular megacities and metropolises, offer many opportunities for different types of people to forge a livelihood and lead a fulfilling social life. The diverse options are taken up in particular by women and people who renounce traditional, binary gender roles and norms and are thus often subject to various kinds of discrimination.