Video lectures and seminars

Urban Mobility Days 2020: Gender perspectives in urban transport

In this parallel session during the Urban Mobility Days 2020, Gender perspectives in urban transport were discussed. Top experts present effective gender mainstreaming methods for transport planning as well as gender-sensitive smart mobility solutions.

Date and time: 30 September 2020, 14:00 – 15:00 CEST

Speakers: Heather Allen, Marianne Weinreich, Fotis Liotopoulos

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TRB Webinar: How Women Fare in the Transit Industry

In the webinar hosted by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, solutions to including more women in the transit industry are discussed. The speakers focus on strategies to support women in transit and share best practices from transit agencies.

Date and time: 2 September 2020, 14:00 – 15:30 Eastern
Speakers: Dr Allison Alexander, Dr Jessica Jenkins, Chelsea Jackson

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Smart City Training Series: How to Ensure Gender Inclusion for Smart City Services

The webinar by the UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development focuses on how to develop gender-inclusive smart city services. The speakers discuss on which aspects need to be taken into consideration to bridge the growing gender digital divide, particularly with regards to sustainable and inclusive urban planning and transport planning.

Date and time: 6 August 2020, 12:30 PM CET
Speakers: Natalie R. Gill, Verena Flues, Elba Fuster Figuerola

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Global Urban Lectures: Gender perspectives in urban planning

This episode of the Global Urban Lectures by UNI (UN-Habitat’s partnership with universities worldwide) focuses on gender perspectives in urban planning. Amongst other aspects, this also includes women’s demands regarding accessibility and mobility.

Date: 4 October 2016

Lecturer: Ana Falú

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Global Urban Lectures: The Mobility of Care

In this episode of the Global Urban Lectures by UNI (UN-Habitat’s partnership with universities worldwide) the concept of mobility of care is introduced and gender-aware concepts in transportation planning is being presented. The aim is to help understand travel patterns of women and men, by taking into account the travel implications of daily tasks performed by individuals with care responsibilities.

Date: 2 October 2018

Lecturer: Ines Sanchez de Madariaga

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Coronavirus Speaker Series: Sharing Knowledge to Respond with Resilience
#18 Gender Inclusive Cities

The Global Resilient Cities Network, together with World Bank, hosted this webinar discussing the topic of Gender Inclusive Cities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date: 10 July 2020

Speakers: Daniela Guarieiro, Dr. Kealoha Fox, Keani Rawlins-Fernandez

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TUMI TV on COVID and transport – Part 8: Focus on Gender

On 26 May 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, TUMI TV was aired. Speakers from all over the world shared their views on impacts of COVID-19 on transport and recommendations for a green recovery. Part 8 of the program focused on the topic of gender and transport in the face of the pandemic.

Gender Panel with Naomi Mwaura, Sonal Shah and Angie Palacios

Interviews with Sheila Watson and Andrea Maria Navarrete

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64th CCT on Sustainable Transportation and the Question of Gender

The intersectional discussion by Cairo Climate Talks focuses on sustainable transportation and the question of gender. Various social considerations are essential to ensure the successful holistic approach to sustainable transportation, one of them being the considerations of gender related issues. Studies show that although the role women in society is rapidly changing, transportation policies around the world are slow to catch up. Women are generally more frequent users of public transportation.

Date: 12 November 2020

Speakers: Dr. Ahmed ElDorghamy, Ms. Sohair Mourad, Dr. Hany Abo El Wafa, Ms. Nouran Salah

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Webinar by INTALInC: Gender issues

In the webinar series hosted by INTALInc, the speakers focus on Researching Transport Inequalities in Global South Cities. In part 5 of the series, gender issues in transport are being discussed. After an introduction to the topic of women, development and transport, two case studies from Barrio San Eugenio, Santiago, and Dhaka City are being presented.

Date and time: 16 July 2020, 2:00 PM BST

Speakers: Dr. Tanu Priya Uteng, Dr. Beatriz Mella Lira, Dr. Sharmin Nasrin

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Webinar Series Gender & Transport by Mujeres en Movimiento

The webinar series (in Spanish language) discusses a broad field of topics related to gender and mobility, with a focus on the Latin American region.

1 – Gender and Transport in Latin America – an introduction
2 – Mobility patterns from a gender perspective
3 – Women and urban cycling
4 – Mobility planning from a gender perspective
5 – Security audits – examples and scope
6 – Participation of women in the sector – overcoming barriers
7 – Combatting sexual harassment in public transport
8 – Mobility of care in times of COVID-19

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