Feminist economics posts

Tag "gender gap"

New Wave of Austerity Puts Gender Equality (and the SDGs) at Risk

When Agenda 2030 was adopted in September 2015, women’s rights organizations were pleased to see much of what they had been advocating reflected in the new agenda. Moving beyond the narrow goals and targets of the MDGs, not only has the process of defining the new agenda been more inclusive, and its scope universal and […]

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Work–Family Balance Policy alla Turca

On October 30, 2013, in the opening ceremony of the National Economics Congress in İzmir, Turkey, Prime Minister Erdoğan announced economic policy targets for 2023, the 100th year of the Turkish Republic. Among them: the lofty goal of increasing GDP to US $2 trillion (from $786 million), thereby placing Turkey among the top-ten highest GDP countries […]

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