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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.

Why Illicit Financials Flows are a feminist issue

AWID is proud to announce the release of a new brief on the impacts of international illicit financial flows (IFFs) on gender, economic and social justice.

Source: AWID

Why Illicit Financials Flows are a feminist issue

AWID is proud to announce the release of a new brief on the impacts of international illicit financial flows (IFFs) on gender, economic and social justice.

Source: AWID

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.

Reclaiming policies for the public: Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017

In the 2030 Agenda governments declared that public finance has to play a vital role in achieving the SDGs. But in recent decades, the combination of neoliberal ideology, corporate lobbying, business-friendly fiscal policies, tax avoidance and tax evasion has led to a massive weakening of the public sector and its ability to provide essential goods and services.

How to transform EU trade policy to protect women’s rights

This paper critically examines contemporary European Union (EU) trade policy from a feminist perspective. It argues that current EU external trade policy is fundamentally harmful to the human rights of women, men and children and to the preservation of our planet.