Nexus: Shaping Feminist Visions in the 21st Century

Posted in The Role of the State on November 29th, 2012 by

As the world experiences increasing inequalities and gaps between and within countries, women’s rights organizations are working to challenge current hegemonic systems and develop alternatives for change. Building on feminist economic analyses, the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) is undertaking the production of periodic briefs – Nexus: Shaping Feminist Visions in the 21st Century […]

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From Sustainable Development To Green Economy – What Does This Mean For Women?

Posted in The Planet & Ecological Health on November 20th, 2012 by

FRIDAY FILE: Twenty years after the first United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) that took place in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 it is clear that governments have failed to implement development models that are socially just and environmentally sustainable. It is in the context of revision of the of sustainable development framework that […]

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The Role of the State

Posted in The Role of the State on October 25th, 2012 by

Worldwide, the role and strength of states is constantly changing. In many countries, neoliberal policy prescriptions have drastically limited the state role to that of social control and policing, thereby undermining democracy. This limited role services private sector interests and facilitates deregulation and the lifting of protectionist policies to benefit trade and investment at the […]

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