A place for everyone?

Oxfam and Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)

A place for everyone?

Publication date: 2007
Ranking: useful

This note relates to meeting the needs of women in Planning. It was produced at the time of the introduction of the Gender Equality Duty in 2007 which is now a part of the Equality Act 2010. Though historic it remains relevant.

In their words:
“Looking at gender issues in planning is central to success in economic regeneration and social inclusion. We take the opportunity… to look at the barriers, examine planning levels, and recommend changes, giving examples of good practice. Land-use planning provides the spatial setting for government policy, shaping the way our towns and cities are designed. However, planning policy tends to ignore the fact that women and men use public space very differently and have different concerns about how it meets their needs.

Download a copy here at the Oxfam website

To obtain a copy in an alternative format or language
Please write to:
Policy and Practice Web Team, Oxfam House, John Smith Drive, Oxford OX4 2JY.

Telephone: 01865 473727
Email: policyandpractice@oxfam.org.uk


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