Welcome to the online course "Cultural Actions Supporting Gender Equality in Cities and Territories"
This online course builds on the contents of the report “Cultural actions supporting gender equality in cities and territories” by Farida Shaheed (2021).
This report aimed at strengthening and expanding the women’s rights agenda of the UCLG Culture Committee. It provides a cultural perspective to addressing women’s rights and gender-responsive policies for sustainable development. The document presents policies, programmes and projects implemented at the local level which constitute inspiring achievements in this field.
This course aims to introduce the contents of the report to an audience of local government practitioners, women’s rights advocates and people interested in this subject. The modules of this online course are intended to be a good practice guide for municipalities and governments around the world who are putting into practice how to make their cities and territories more inclusive and egalitarian.
The course combines summaries of the report’s main chapters with interactive methodologies - covering innovative local policies in depth -, additional learning resources (publications, videos…) and self assessment exercises.
What will you learn?
- The main policy and global agenda frameworks for local cultural action in the field of gender equality.
- Three key pathways to advance transformative policies with regards to gender equality from a local government perspective, including: institutional and governance arrangements; public spaces and values-oriented interventions; and new cultural activities modalities
- The role of the global municipal movement in advancing gender equality