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of advancing womens rights and ending poverty.
New analysis shows the economic crisis caused by COVID-19, or Coronavirus, could push over half a billion people into poverty unless urgent and dramatic action is taken.
This report identifies the most discriminatory gendered social norms, and material and structural factors at different levels of society that drive violence against women and girls and child, early and forced marriage.
Over the past year, Canada's Liberal government has made some historic announcements and enacted policy changes that have earned applause from feminists in Canada and around the world. However, program has been uneven in different policy areas, and gaps are particularly marked for the most marginalized.
Federal Budget 2020 is the opportunity for Canada to signal its renewed commitment to meeting the targets set out in the Beijing Platform for Action through ambitious and targeted investments.
Economic inequality is out of control. In 2019, the world’s billionaires, only 2,153 people, had more wealth than 4.6 billion people.
Ensuring that women, girls and people of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity and expression have full autonomy over their lives and bodies is necessary for improved health and education outcomes and freedom to participate in economic life.