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Ending global poverty begins with women’s rights

Feminist Aid: A call for G7 leaders to beat inequality

Feminist Aid: A call for G7 leaders to beat inequality

by Oxfam Canada | May 9, 2019
In an increasingly unequal world, advancing gender equality is fundamental to tackling inequality and poverty. The G7 has made important gender equality commitments and all G7 countries have gender equality integrated in their aid strategies. But efforts continue to fall short as they too often neglect to address the underlying structural and systemic barriers that keep women poor and undermine their fundamental rights and freedoms. Feminist aid has the potential to be a game changer in that it challenges us to rethink how aid is delivered and truly transform systems of unequal power. The time is now for the G7 to make a historic commit to a feminist aid agenda.

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Diana Sarosi and Sandra Lhote Fernandes

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