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Mulheres exaustas: a culpa é dos super ricos #47: the Tax Justice Network Portuguese podcast

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Welcome to our monthly podcast in Portuguese, É da sua conta (‘it’s your business’) produced and hosted by Grazielle David and Daniela Stefano. All our podcasts are unique productions in five different languages – English, Spanish, Arabic, French, Portuguese. They’re all available here. Here’s the latest episode: Cuidados com o lar, crianças, idosos, pessoas com doenças; trabalho precarizado e mal remunerado: as mulheres estãos exaustas! E

Why is tax justice an integral part of the struggle for women’s rights?

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares We’re pleased to share this blog, originally posted by Global Alliance for Tax Justice (GATJ) as part of the 7th edition of the Global Days of Action on Tax Justice for Women’s Rights. As the world commemorates this International Women’s Day, the Global Alliance for Tax Justice (GATJ) stands in solidarity with women’s rights organisations,

The Santiago Declaration on Public Services

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares From 29th November to 2nd December over a thousand representatives from over one hundred countries, from grassroots movements, advocacy, human rights and development organisations, feminist movements, trade unions, and other civil society organisations, met in Santiago, Chile, and virtually, to discuss the critical role of public services for our future. Following the ‘Our

The UK Chancellor could have taxed income from wealth properly, strengthened our public services and invested in social infrastructure but chose not to

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares We’re pleased to share this blog post written by Ignacia Pinto and Professor Sue Himmelweit from the Women’s Budget Group. In his 17 November speech, the UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt sought to demonstrate fiscal responsibility after the turmoil created by his predecessor’s “mini-budget”. He announced tax increases in the short term and a series

UN committee hears evidence of harms of Swiss financial secrecy on women’s rights

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Today, the 83rd session of the Committee for the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) will begin to review Switzerland’s fulfilment of their obligations to women’s human rights under the Convention. We have submitted a report, together with our with partners at Alliance-Sud and the Center for

Policies not pledges will protect women from the two-headed climate and care crisis

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Now would be a good time to fundamentally shift the narrative in mainstream thinking on advancing women’s and girls’ rights; to drill down to the economic roots of human rights failures. Year-on-year hardwired economic policies harm women and girls in their failure to address inequalities. The scale of the challenges requires, and must

Tax abuse and human rights

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares “Tax justice is a feminist issue. Tax is a human rights issue.” Today the Tax Justice Network publishes a new report Tax Justice and human rights: The 4 Rs and the realisation of rights. The report focuses on two main bodies of argument. The first addresses the failure of tax and broader fiscal

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