WIPSA

WOMEN IN PLANNING – SOUTH AFRICA (WIPSA)

The Development and Spatial Planning (now encapsulated in the field of Town Planning) have an embedded history of being dominated and driven by men largely from the engineering and architectural disciplines, with its focus on “urban” planning. While over the years there’s been a slight transformation in terms of the involvement of Planners in development and spatial planning and most discouraging,the sector is still dominated by males when it comes to strategic development matters

Inspirational Quotes


"Women are the most vulnerable when it comes to development, yet men dominate the sector, with very little appreciation of what half the population's needs really are."

Siphelelisiwe Gugulethu Sithole

"Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission."

Eleanor Roosevelt

“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.”

Jane Jacobs

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