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Meeting the challenges of Donald Trump’s new era

By on 17 January 2017
Meeting the challenges of Donald Trump’s new era

Women must build a radical movement that is based on a genuine re-distributive agenda. This agenda should also include policies that fight institutionalized racism, economic inequality, climate change and gender inequality and violations of women’s human rights.

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Economy, International Women's News, News

Feminist Economics – International Women’s News

By on 23 February 2016
Feminist Economics – International Women’s News

Economics should be focused less on mechanisms like income and more on wellbeing, a multidimensional concept including income, health, education, empowerment and social status.

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Decision-making, Economy, IAW around the world, Poverty

AIWC: Economic Empowerment of Women – side event at CSW59

By on 21 March 2015
AIWC: Economic Empowerment of Women – side event at CSW59

AIWC President Mrs. Veena Kohli: In India poverty is multi-dimensional social problem. Causes of poverty are many like -unemployment and underemployment, lack of property rights, dependence on agriculture, high population growth rate, caste system, corruption and above all holding of financial resources in the hands of males.

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Economy, News

Why the Future of Economics and Economic Development Must Be Feminist

By on 13 March 2015
Why the Future of Economics and Economic Development Must Be Feminist

Side event organized and sponsored by by International Alliance of Women (IAW), during the Commission on the Status of Women, in New York, March 13, 2015. The side-event gathered a panel of feminist economists to reflect on how insights from feminist economics can inform policies and contribute to the realization of women’s social and economic rights.

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Economy, News

 The effects of the economic crisis on women in Europe

By on 4 December 2014
 The effects of the economic crisis on women in Europe

At the UN ECE NGO Forum 3-5 November, President Joanna Manganara called on the women’s movement to monitor closely the effects of austerity measures on women’s human rights and be vocal on the need for immediate reform of the global financial architecture

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Accountability, Decision-making, Economy, News

A forward looking approach to the Beijing Platform for Action

By on 13 November 2014
A forward looking approach to the Beijing Platform for Action

IAW will work for the adoption and implementation of participatory monitoring and accountability mechanisms that will make possible the fulfillment of promises held in the Beijing Platform for Action and the post 2015 Development Agenda hoping that this time commitments by duty bearers will prove credible.

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Accountability, Climate change, Decision-making, Economy, News, Peace, United Nations

Beijing + 20 Review: IAW recommends strong accountability mechanisms

By on 9 October 2014
Beijing + 20 Review: IAW recommends strong accountability mechanisms

Strong mechanisms of accountability at the national and regional level are necessary for the realization of gender equality and women’s human rights

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Economy, News

Margunn Bjørnholt, IAW board member, publishes book on feminist economics

By on 29 March 2014
Margunn Bjørnholt, IAW board member, publishes book on feminist economics

Together with Scottish feminist economist Ailsa McKay, IAW board member Margunn Bjørnholt has co-edited the book Counting on Marilyn Waring: New Advances in Feminist Economics.

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Economy, News

Radhika Balakrishnan: Financial regulation is a feminist issue

By on 16 March 2014
Radhika Balakrishnan: Financial regulation is a feminist issue

The International Alliance of Women and the Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights co-hosted a side-event on the financial crisis, recession and human rights on 13 March 2014, during the session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58).

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