Thursday, March 19, 2015

Ensure that the economy works for women, not against them, and end the pursuit of growth at any cost 3/5

 Governments and international Institutions should:
• Systematically review the impact of macroeconomic and fiscal policies on women and implement policies to redress inequality in women’s work, alongside challenging discriminatory social norms and gender stereotyping that underpins this.
• Design progressive tax regimes and institute genderresponsive budgeting that enhance women’s economic rights, their productivity and access to public services and commodities, while redressing discrimination and inequality.
• Prioritise and increase funding for driving gender equality – including funding to support feminist and women’s rights organisations – and for achieving women’s full economic equality

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