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Feminist Economic Alternatives

Report from an ActionAid webinar
By Margaux Bolzan

(22.12.2020) A new report of Action Aid Netherlands was presented in a webinar on the 9th of December 2020. In this event, experts gathered to discuss about the report which provides policy and analytical frameworks for feminist economic alternatives (FEAs).

The speakers were Mariama SONKO (president of the NSS/We Are the Solution, Senegal), Soledad SALVADOR (economist and researcher on development and gender at the Interdisciplinary Center for Development Studies, Uruguay) and Roos SAALBRINK (policy and advocacy manager on women’s economic rights at Womankind Worldwide).

The moderators, Rachel WALKER (Women’s Rights Campaign Manager in ActionAid Netherlands), Lila […]

22. Dezember 2020|Artikel, Publikation|Themen: , |

Women’s and girls’ rights and agency in humanitarian action

WIDE supports the advocacy-initiative of several organizations to strengthen a more systematic approach for ensuring that humanitarian action responds to women’s and girls’ rights and needs. Drawing on emerging initiatives, best-practice, research and the perspectives of affected communities themselves, the following recommendations provide a blueprint for governments, donors, United Nations agencies, civil society organizations, and national and local actors to work in tandem to drive system-level changes and put women’s and girls’ rights and agency at the centre of every humanitarian response.

The recommendations talk to:

  • Women’s and girls‘ voices and leadership
  • Equitable access to sexual and reproductive health services
  • Prevention […]
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