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Argentina: Let social movements in!

The Argentine government is denying visas and canceling the World Trade Organization (WTO)’s previously-granted accreditation of many civil society delegates to participate in its next conference in Buenos Aires, 10-13 December 2017.

Source: AWID

Argentina: Let social movements in!

The Argentine government is denying visas and canceling the World Trade Organization (WTO)’s previously-granted accreditation of many civil society delegates to participate in its next conference in Buenos Aires, 10-13 December 2017.

Source: AWID

A gender perspective on the UN binding treaty on transnational corporations

This is a joint written contribution by 14 organisations*, including AWID, submitted to the third session of the UN Open-ended intergovernmental working group (IGWG) on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights, on 23 October 2017.

Source: AWID and partners

Climate and Environmental Justice

It is increasingly clear that reverting this catastrophic climate crisis requires a deep systemic change to our economic, political and social structures along with the promotion of climate and environmental justice that places people and planet at the core. So what is the solution? What is OUR solution?

Climate and Environmental Justice

It is increasingly clear that reverting this catastrophic climate crisis requires a deep systemic change to our economic, political and social structures along with the promotion of climate and environmental justice that places people and planet at the core. So what is the solution? What is OUR solution?

Climate and Environmental Justice

It is increasingly clear that reverting this catastrophic climate crisis requires a deep systemic change to our economic, political and social structures along with the promotion of climate and environmental justice that places people and planet at the core. So what is the solution? What is OUR solution?

Illicit Financial Flows: Why we should claim these resources for gender, economic and social justice

The growing dominance of international financial markets and institutions in defining global economic policies has resulted in the capture of people’s power in the interest of global elites and big corporations.

Illicit Financial Flows: Why we should claim these resources for gender, economic and social justice

The growing dominance of international financial markets and institutions in defining global economic policies has resulted in the capture of people’s power in the interest of global elites and big corporations.

Illicit Financial Flows: Why we should claim these resources for gender, economic and social justice

The growing dominance of international financial markets and institutions in defining global economic policies has resulted in the capture of people’s power in the interest of global elites and big corporations.

Gender & Development: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

At birth and death, and each day in between, human need for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is near constant. Contributors to the issue highlight the importance of WASH provision for women and girls in their own right, as carers for families and communities, and as key to women’s empowerment.