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Since 2015, we have been working with residents in six lower-income neighbourhoods to identify improvements needed to make them better places for pedestrians, cyclists and public transit riders. This has involved door-to-door outreach, sharing circles, active transportation audits, the formation of resident-led working groups, dot-mocracy to prioritize the top needed improvements, and pop-up projects intended to demonstrate how the neighbourhood would improve if the needed improvement were implemented.
Women and girls need to have equal rights, opportunities, and to live free from violence or discrimination.
Phaeba Abraham is HealthBridge’s South Asia Regional Manager. In 2018, Phaeba celebrated ten years with HealthBridge. Learn about Phaeba’s experience, in her own words!
I often write about the beauty of public space because I can never say enough about the joy of watching different people gather in a public spot to share good times together.
We have a dream to make our cities cycle-friendly again. The TUMI Award gives us a chance to make our dream into reality. We are honoured and excited to have received the TUMI Award.
Governments should take a harder stance against ads that discourage healthy behaviours, like walking.
When I finished my training and came back to the village, I remember using my stethoscope to listen to a fetus’ heartbeat. It was amazing. The women in my village were so excited! I felt so good.
How can individuals and communities achieve complete physical, mental, and social well-being? What are the barriers that prevent “optimal health”?
People are beginning to reclaim streets and these glimpses of lively, inclusive streets have real impact to create support for policies such as bicycle shares and car free streets.
Hear Livable Cities partners share highlights and learnings from World Urban Forum 9.