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Right of women and men to equality

1. All city inhabitants have the right not to be treated in a discriminatory manner by reason of their gender.

2. The city adopts all necessary measures, including regulations, prohibiting discrimination against women in all its forms.
The city refrains from engaging in any act or practice of discrimination against women and ensures that public authorities and institutions act in conformity with this obligation.
The city takes all appropriate measures to eliminate discrimination against women by any person, organization or enterprise. 
The city takes, in particular in the political, social, economic and cultural fields, all appropriate measures to ensure the full development of women, for the purpose of guaranteeing them the exercise and enjoyment of their human rights and fundamental freedoms on a basis of equality with men.
3. All city inhabitants refrain from engaging in any act or practice that may be detrimental to women’s rights.
Suggested Action Plan
a) Adoption of a local action plan for gender equality that guarantees non-discrimination between men and women in all fields and that gives credit to women’s contribution to the city;
b) Adoption of priority provisions to facilitate the access to social housing by women in single-parent homes or by victims of gender violence;
c) Adoption of measures to promote a better access of public spaces by women;
d) Strive for full equality in the composition of local governmental bodies, including the board of directors of public local companies.