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Recommendations for Spotlight Initiative’s investment to end violence against women
Women’s movements around the world have been at the forefront of ending violence against women, advancing women’s participation on local, national and global levels and securing relevant legislation and policy for gender equality. Women’s movements should play a central role as partners defining and implementing the Spotlight Initiative.Source: Count Me In! Consortium
What happens when an African Feminist dies?Massan d’Almeida, a feminist organizer from Togo and the founding and outgoing Executive Director of ROFAF (AWID institutional member) tells stories about unpaid labour, dwindling resources, what happens when an African women human rights defender dies alone, and why it is important to dare and tell these stories.
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.Source: Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017