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How Feminist Urban Design Promotes Safety in Our Cities?



In March 2023, Senior Landecker Fellow Anna Bednarczyk appeared as a guest on the “Design to connect” podcast to speak about feminist movements and urban safety.

According to the podcast host, gender injustices and inequalities can be addressed from a design or policy point of view. Indeed, feminist architects and urbanists are currently challenging the “existing logic of designing for one type of person,” Anna believes.

It is a common misconception that feminist critique is focusing only on women,” she adds.

Watch the episode directly below:

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  • Listen to the episode on Spotify.
  • To stay updated on Anna’s endeavors, follow her on LinkedIn.

Anna is one of thirty 2021-2022 Landecker Democracy Fellows. This fellowship, a collaboration between the Alfred Landecker Foundation and Humanity in Action, was created to strengthen a new generation of leaders whose approaches to political and social challenges can become catalysts for democratic placemaking and community building. Read more about the fellowship here.