Last week, No City For Women?, a workshop for Design and Architecture students from Chandigarh and Jaipur, gathered a lot of attention and generated vivid discussions. The conversation goes on:

No City for Women

On World Architecture Day, speak up for equal, accessible, inclusive public spaces! 4th October also marks World Habitat Day, a day to “remind the world that we all have the power and the responsibility to shape the future of our cities and towns” (UN).

Starting today, unpack with us the complexity of equality in public spaces, through an intersectional feminist perspective. Participate in the #NoCityForWomen contest to inspire changes in YOUR city!

Your idea to change your city

What’s your practical suggestion or idea to make your city more inclusive? Think from the perspective of gender, gender identity, caste, religion, accessibility, etc…

To join the conversation and participate in the contest:

  1. Share your idea on social media, in French or in any Indian language, including English and Hindi.
  2. Use any format you want to make an impact: post, visual, photo, audio or video clip, reel, story…
  3. Use the hashtag #NoCityForWomen
  4. Tag the French Institute in India and Alliance Française de Chandigarh
  5. Deadline: 14th October

3 winners will be selected by 22nd October and will win a book in English on gender-inclusive design. One winner will be selected amongst the entries in French, the other among English and one from a regional Indian language (including Hindi).

Contest Terms & Conditions:

  • contest running from 4th to 14th October 2021
  • to receive the book, winners must be residents of India
  • social media involved : Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

Social Media handles to tag:

Contest organised by IFI Jaipur, Alliance Française de Chandigarh, French Institute in India, in association with Social Design Collaborative.