CEDAW

Can Free Trade Agreements help secure gender equality and social justice?

It is now clear that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union at the end of January. It’s more important than ever to talk about how to centre gender equality and social justice in international trading arrangements.

Trade is highly political. Its effects are felt by women in multiple roles: as consumers, producers, workers, users of public services and, providers of unpaid care work. The government has made a commitment to gender equal trade policy but what does this mean in practice? How can we ensure trade agreements benefit women here and around the world.

Introduction to CEDAW Presentation - Janet Veitch and Hannana Siddiqui

This is the presentation by Women's Resource Centre setting the scene on the current CEDAW consulatations. It was due to be delivered at the snowed-off event on 28th February 2018. The consultation will take place through follow up meetings to be arranged, and through an online consultation which you can access here

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