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Webinar: Community Development in a Global Context: Gender-Aware Planning in African Cities (CM | 1.5)

March 2, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Charisma Acey will share her findings and experiences with women’s responses to the lack of service delivery and networked infrastructure within the context of their roles and responsibilities in the household, sense of community, and opportunities to participate in urban governance in Nigeria and Uganda. Evidence shows that direct engagement between affected communities (possibly through, or assisted by, civil society actors), and government, can lead to citizen participation in establishing public priorities, and in budgetary decisions that affect their access to fundamental services such as water, sanitation, transportation, energy and healthcare. However, there is a need for gender-aware’ urban planning that recognizes women’s economic and social roles in urban settings, and the ways in which women become excluded from economic opportunities and decision making.

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March 2, 2012
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Online Webinar
United States


Ohio State University
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