The European and Mediterranean countries are facing a period of crucial transformation due to the intensification of migratory flows from nations affected by armed conflicts, insecurity and poverty.
Gender equality is a fundamental human right which has, all over the world, evolved positively in several areas. However, there is still a long way to go to ensure fair access to health, education, work and political representation.
The fast urban growth asks for new ways of looking and acting on cities. The existence of small areas of cultivation in urban areas can create a more just, cooperative and sustainable urban life, bringing economic, environmental and social benefits.