All publications on "Gender & Socio-Economic Policies"

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The Future We Want - A Feminist Perspective

The Future We Want – the motto chosen by the UN in the run-up to the June 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) – is certainly forward-looking. Rio+20 is supposed to define routes towards a safer, fairer, greener, and cleaner world. But the blueprints for a green economy are devoid of gender perspectives. Christa Wichterich’s essay takes a closer look on the relations between feminism and ecology.

HBF-TWN trade & gender briefs

HBF India has published in collaboration with Ranja Sengupta of Third World Network (TWN) 5 briefing papers in simple language on trade liberalization and their gender impacts in India. These papers available here demystify & deal with the four functional areas of current global trade paradigm – namely Agriculture, Services, IPR and Investment.

Node is lost

Report: Economic Liberalisation and Gender Dynamics in Traditional Small-Scale Fisheries: Reflections on the proposed EU-India Free Trade Agreement

New Report from Heinrich Boll Foundation in collaboration with Focus on the Global South and Intercultural Resources. Based on field work in the southern Indian state of Kerala, this paper explores the dynamics within traditional small scale fisheries in the context of the controversial negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and India.