Open Knowledge Belgium


gender equality
civic tech
open data

The names of public spaces (streets, avenues, squares and others) define the identity of a city and how citizens interact with it. Many cities suffer from a major inequality between male and female street names and we want to help fix this.

There are several ways to approach the inequality of street names and leverage a positive change in our society. Ours is with the use of Open Data to create a map visualizing the street names by gender.

The project has now been replicated in several countries, you can check the World map here :

Jonathan Beliën

Technical Lead

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Manon Brulard

Community Lead

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