Metropolis Women, created in 2005, was conceived as the instrument for gender mainstreaming in Metropolis as well as in all metropolitan policies fostered by our members.
The strategic aims are:
- Mainstream the gender perspective across the association
- Identify and share policies and experiences among the metropolises, generating a common base of gender knowledge
- Position Metropolis as a global benchmark in urban gender policies
Our main areas of work are:
In line with sustainable development goals 5 and 11 on the 2030 Agenda, we focus on two working areas:Sustainable mobility
Promoting metropolitan mobility policies to foster a sustainable, inclusive and safe transport system. Policies that address women's needs and experiences, democratising access to goods and services.
Safety and public space
Promoting the right to the city by encouraging metropolitan policies to ensure safe and inclusive public space, in particular for women.