Webinar: Can Cities be Feminist?

When: 10 March 2020 at 16:00 CET

Where: Online

Registration: Open

Drawing on OECD research and data on gender equality, this webinar will explore how Champion Mayors’ cities are pursuing gender equality.

  • What does it take to have a city government prioritise gender equity and ensure equal representation in decision-making?
  • What institutional mechanisms, accountability and oversight tools for gender equality and mainstreaming are cities using?
  • In which areas and policy sectors have cities identified opportunities to pursue gender equality?
  • What are examples of promising strategies and initiatives to empower women and how are cities measuring the impact of these efforts?



    • Moderator: Aziza Akhmouch, Head of Cities, Urban Policies and Sustainable Development Division, OECD
    • Gotzone Sagardui, Vice Mayor, City of Bilbao, Spain
    • Councillor Helen Godwin, Cabinet Member for Women, Children and Young People for the City of Bristol, UK
    • Jacqueline Ebanks, Executive Director of the Commission on Gender Equity, New York City, USA
    • Discussant: David Halabisky, Policy Analyst, Inclusive Entrepreneurship, OECD
    • Open Q&A