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Private sector, development agenda and women’s human rights: synergies or contradictions?

A very short time ago, the General Assembly granted Observer Status to the International Chamber of Commerce. This means the institution, which represents the interests of the biggest multinational corporations, will be able to sit in every session and even get the chance to speak, far more opportunities than what the civil society has. This event can be understood as yet another step in the process of consolidation of a huge influence of the corporate sector into the setting of the development agenda.

Source: Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN)

We will only achieve women’s economic empowerment if corporate power is curbed

For women to enjoy their full human rights, the social, legal and political frameworks must be in place for women’s economic empowerment to make a significant difference in women’s lives.

Source: AWID

We will only achieve women’s economic empowerment if corporate power is curbed

For women to enjoy their full human rights, the social, legal and political frameworks must be in place for women’s economic empowerment to make a significant difference in women’s lives.

Source: AWID

We will only achieve women’s economic empowerment if corporate power is curbed

For women to enjoy their full human rights, the social, legal and political frameworks must be in place for women’s economic empowerment to make a significant difference in women’s lives.

Source: AWID

Webinar summary: Corporate power and women's economic justice

Women’s economic justice is not just about integrating women in to a given economic model – it is also about improving women’s control over economic r esources, access to decent work and control over their own time; pursuing climate justice, limiting corporate power and resisting austerity ; and promoting self - determination and autonomy for women in economic decision - making at all levels, from t he household to national parliaments to international institutions.

Source: AWID and GADN

Webinar summary: Corporate power and women's economic justice

Women’s economic justice is not just about integrating women in to a given economic model – it is also about improving women’s control over economic r esources, access to decent work and control over their own time; pursuing climate justice, limiting corporate power and resisting austerity ; and promoting self - determination and autonomy for women in economic decision - making at all levels, from t he household to national parliaments to international institutions.

Source: AWID and GADN

Webinar summary: Corporate power and women's economic justice

Women’s economic justice is not just about integrating women in to a given economic model – it is also about improving women’s control over economic r esources, access to decent work and control over their own time; pursuing climate justice, limiting corporate power and resisting austerity ; and promoting self - determination and autonomy for women in economic decision - making at all levels, from t he household to national parliaments to international institutions.

Source: AWID and GADN

Global Days of Action #TaxJustice for Women’s Rights!

The Global Alliance for Tax Justice and partners are proud to be taking action to advance tax justice for women’s rights. See what you can do to support.

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Feminist and cross movement support for a binding treaty against corporate abuse is key

Increasing evidence of the gendered impacts of corporate abuse make it imperative for feminists, WHRDs and Organizations challenging corporate power on the ground, to share their perspectives and demands. Now, more than ever, we need cross-movement solidarity to make a binding treaty a reality.

Source: AWID

Feminist and cross movement support for a binding treaty against corporate abuse is key

Increasing evidence of the gendered impacts of corporate abuse make it imperative for feminists, WHRDs and Organizations challenging corporate power on the ground, to share their perspectives and demands. Now, more than ever, we need cross-movement solidarity to make a binding treaty a reality.

Source: AWID