Flashback to Cliff Hague's Diaries in Planning 1986-2006

The value of parks needs to be rethought in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A busy week ahead. I have a number of online events coming up, which may be of interest to followers of this website.

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A new report on the impact of Airbnb and similar platforms calls for tighter regulation.

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Wednesday, 08 July 2015 20:43

Women's Safety in India

The death of the 23-year old physiotherapy student after she was gang raped on a New Delhi bus has commanded headlines around the world. This appalling and tragic event has focused attention on the failures of the Indian authorities, and Indian society more generally, to tackle long standing problems of sexual assault and harassment. The sense of outrage stepped up when allegations emerged over the weekend of another gang-rape and murder in Noida, a satellite city east of Delhi. The media has concentrated on the failures of the local police. However, planners and urban designers also need to address the issues of women’s safety in urban areas.

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