The Gender Play Gap

Happy Equal Pay Day! Or more accurately Happy US Equal Pay Day. April 13 is Equal Pay Day in America;...

The word ‘girl’

Sometimes it seems that even the idea of girls and young women is missing from parks and planning. They are...

< ctrl-f > or how to read a planning document

My, how many planning documents there are on earth. Guidance, strategies, plans, proposals, frameworks. They are dense, technical and generally...

Spatial equality is a healthy idea

Girls’ health and activity levels are a major concern, but how can we expect them to be active when there...

It’s time to grapple with the Public Sector Equality Duty…

We are campaigning for better spaces and facilities for teenage girls for a whole range of reasons. We have great positive...

The right to lurk.  Or loiter

The right to lurk. Or loiter

At the end of the summer holidays my friend and I ran out of money.  We were both seventeen and we...

Why do we need Make Space for Girls?

When it comes to parks, the needs of young people are seen as homogenous. …. provision for young people is...