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Gender Responsive Public Services and Macro-Economic Policy in Ghana

Improving public services is vital to progress on the fulfilment of girls’ and women’s rights: to education, to health (including sexual and reproductive health services), to water and sanitation, to

Funding a localised, women-led approach to protection from Gender Based Violence

Disasters, protracted crises and conflicts disproportionately affect women, yet women and their organisations are significantly underrepresented in humanitarian response. While the evidence shows that

Youth, Gender and Social Protection primers

Social protection is intended to enable young people to expand their choices and enjoy their right to self-determination. The existing frameworks for social protection need to be radically changed if
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Shrinking space in Zambia

Zambia has earned a reputation as one of the continent’s most stable democracies ever since it returned to multi-party rule almost 30 years ago. However, this tradition is now under serious threat,
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Tax, Privatisation and the Right to Education Project

The Tax, Privatisation and the Right to Education project is a multi-country education and tax justice project funded by private donors.It brings together four countries working towards a common goal,
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Protecting the labour rights of young workers

Strengthening legal protections against gender based violence at work is particularly important for young workers, 77% of whom are in informal employment.
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Progressive Taxation Briefings

Progressive taxation means higher tax rates for people who earn or have more wealth and is a clear example of progressivity. The briefings cover generally-regressive taxes that can and should be
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Attacks on Civic and Democratic Space

Laws and practices that restrict civil space and civil society's ability to operate are undermining people's ability to advance human rights, hold governments to account and help vulnerable
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Youth, Gender and Social Protection

This paper is an excerpt from AAI’s preliminary report, Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding systems for the 21st Century. It is written with a focus on young women and men, whose futures
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Short-Changed: How the IMF's tax policies are failing women

In recent years the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multilateral institutions have placed an increased emphasis on gender inequality and the need to address it. This trend has peaked since