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Promotion of non-motorised transport

Promotion of non-motorised transport

  • Leila Community Bike Workshops (LCBW)

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    Description of the project: The LCBW are a women-led,  accessible bicycle mechanic workshops. The workshops develop selfreliance and build independent lives for women and LGBTQ people in the deprived south Tel Aviv-Yaffa community. The project ensures 1,350 beneficiaries (mainly women) from poor communities are newly mobile and have the skills to stay independently mobile,  so contributing to their safe and harassment free mobility across  the city, as well as their economic status, productivity, physical and  mental health.

  • Women: The Risk Managers in Natural Disasters

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    This paper highlights the unique role played by women during and after the onset of a natural disaster, with specific reference to Sri Lanka and the South Asian region. Sri Lanka, as an island in the Bay of Bengal, is frequently hit by floods, droughts and landslides, with the government response being more geared towards charity and relief rather than preparedness and disaster management.