Gender Equality

Cities of peace, democratic cities for all: Our priorities for the following years

Previous decades -and, in particular, the 1980s- saw a boost in decentralization and yet, in the present day, we are witnessing regressive scenarios in regards to the funding that local governments need.

Shared leadership between men and women in the local spheres

Juan María Aburto, Mayor of Bilbao, gave an inspiring welcome to the participants of the plenary session, highlighting the importance of witnessing how “differences enrich us and make us stronger, which is why this conference needs to be a platform to create new opportunities

Campaign to improve women's safety in public transport

Public transport is, sometimes, the only way for women to have access to education, employment or even health care.

Public transport is, sometimes, the only way for women to have access to education, employment or even health care.

UCLG bids farewell to Pam McConnell, a great local leader and advocate for social justice and gender equality

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the passing of Pam McConnell, Councillor of Toronto (Canada).

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Women mayors are ready to stand up and be counted

Gender equality in political life will only be achieved if we have the tools to monitor local progress, say Anne Hidalgo, Mónica Fein, Célestine Ketcha Courtès and Ada Colau

Local governments Step It Up for gender equality on international women’s day

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8, is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The day will be an opportunity for everyone, including local governments, to reflect on how to achieve SDG5 of the 2030 Agenda.

Women, Leadership and Development: from SDG5 to Habitat III

New report by the UCLG Standing Committee on Gender Equality highlights that the achievement of gender equality at local level will be essential to the success of the 2030, Habitat III and climate change agendas.

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