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To design safer parks for women, city planners must listen to their stories
The rape and murder of aspiring comedian Eurydice Dixon in an inner-city Melbourne park – while deeply shocking – is part of an avalanche of gendered violence perpetrated against women in cities every day.
- Dr. Nicole Kalms
- The Conversation
Nothing can protect women from the random acts of violence committed by some men but engaging with the stories of women and girls is crucial for making cities safer.
Planners, architects, the police and politicians need to put aside the traditional expert perspective to learn from – and design for – women’s…