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Women's Safety Charter

Women's Safety Charter

Explore the plans

  • Infrastructure
  • Liveability
  • Productivity
  • Sustainability
  • All
A city supported by infrastructureInfrastructure
A collaborative cityCollaboration
A city for peoplePeople
Housing the cityHousing
A city of great placesPlaces
A well connected cityConnected
Jobs and skills for the cityJobs
A city in its landscapeLandscape
An efficient cityEfficiency
A resilient cityResilience

1. A Culture of Gender Equality

A culture where women are equal and well considered when designing places and services.
Design for Equality
Ensure women's participation in the design and decision-making process is "business as usual".
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Executives create an environment where all staff are encouraged to participate.
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Champion & Participate
Tap into existing capability within your organisation to co-ordinate, advocate and participate in initiatives related to women's safety.
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2. Listen, share and reflect

Communication, knowledge and evidence are key to influencing effective enduring change.
Share best practice around safety solutions and clearly communicate policies and principles on women's safety.
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Collect and share data insights to build a better picture of the issues and make informed decisions on how to resolve them.
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Women are supported to report safety incidents and there is a clear, straight-forward process to get help if needed.
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3. Collective action and continuous improvement

Active participation through collaboration, united action and reflective practice.
Track and evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives implemented in your organisation.
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Actively collaborate with members of the Charter to build a safer city for women.
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Design organisational policies and procedures to respond to evidence.
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Foundation partners


See the full list of participants signed up to the Charter.

Helpful links
This collection of websites, research and apps have been brought together by stakeholders throughout development of the Charter. They provide women, participants and the community with additional knowledge and understanding of the importance to create a city safer for women.
Becoming a participant
The Charter is designed to be used by small and large businesses, government, peak bodies and not-for-profit organisations - all of whom play a part in making our city safer.