Everyone benefits from child-friendly cities and suburbs

This is a small revolution that started with making your street a place to play.

With 68% of the world population projected to live in urban areas by 2050, say UN, it’s crucial for the future of children that we make our cities more kid-friendly for the well-being of children, youth, and even the older generations.

Designing a child-friendly city goes beyond access to parks and playgrounds. It requires to rethink our streets to allow children and youth to walk or bike to school by themselves, and to enable them to visit friends who live a few blocks away without an adult supervision. It impacts how they can move, live and play in the cities.

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