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Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding systems for the 21st century
8 Oct 2018
This paper is an excerpt from AAI’s preliminary report, Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding Systems for the 21st Century. It is written with a focus on young women and men,...
Short-Changed: How the IMF's tax policies are failing women
8 Oct 2018
In recent years the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multilateral institutions have placed an increased emphasis on gender inequality and the need to address it. This trend has peaked...
Women's Rights Beyond The Business Case: Ensuring Corporate Accountability
27 Aug 2018
This briefing highlights the importance of a binding gender-just international accountability framework for Transnational Corporations (TNCs), as an agenda in its own right and an integral part of a...
Framework 2018: Gender-Responsive Public Services
27 Jul 2018
This new framework offers a uniting approach and practical guidance for public services, whether education, health, transport, water and sanitation, early childcare, agricultural extension, street...
Making Tax Systems Work for Women’s Rights
We all agree: we must advance women’s rights. But how do we make sure we have money to make it happen?Tax is central to the delivery of women’s rights all around the world. It is high time to...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:29
Cultivating rural women’s economic empowerment (Asia)
22 Mar 2018
Rural women remain at the margins of development, particularly regarding access to productive resources, decent work and their disproportionate burden of Unpaid Care Work.ActionAid research...
Gender Sensitive Access to Markets: A training handbook
7 Mar 2018
Women’s access to markets remains a significant challenge for many of the groups that ActionAid works with. Women face multiple barriers and inequalities to accessing markets, which are often...
Making tax work for girls’ education: How and why governments can reduce tax incentives to invest more in girls’ education.
26 Jan 2018
We are launching these documents at the Global Partnership for Education replenishment meeting in Senegal in February 2018. The Global Partnership for Education has set an important example in...
Policy Brief: Incorporation of Women’s Economic Empowerment and Unpaid Care Work into regional polices: South Asia
31 Jul 2017
A case for centring Unpaid Care Work within regional frameworks The promotion of women’s economic empowerment is an issue that is being increasingly focused on by different actors and policies...
Policy Brief: Incorporation of Women’s Economic Empowerment and Unpaid Care Work into regional polices: Africa
31 Jul 2017
Time to start caring – how ignoring Unpaid Care Work is holding back economic empowerment of Africa’s rural women Agriculture accounts on average for one third of Africa’s GDP and women make up...