Science Target Conference Systems, Ajman 4th International Environment Conference 2016

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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND RIGHT TO WATER – AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
zainab Fatima

Last modified: 2016-01-27

Abstract


The Paper argues that only laws cannot guarantee gender equality, urban planning and design also play a major role in the same by making public spaces safer for women and making them confident to move out even at odd hours. It explores the constitutional perspective and advocates  gender sensitization awareness and safety checklists in urban planning and design and guidelines for safety audits can help to ensure safety of women. It seeks to explore options for creating women friendly environment and streets. It also aims to analyze the relevant legislations and Judicial attitude, followed by suggestions and conclusion.