Egypt

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Country: 
Egypt
Working Group(s) / Area(s) of Work: 
Women & ESCR
Corporate Accountability
Economic Policy

Globally, countries are facing social, political, economic and environmental crises intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic. For low- and middle-income countries these crises have been compounded by debt burdens, constraining governments' ability to respond. This phenomenon has heightened...

Country: 
Egypt
Working Group(s) / Area(s) of Work: 
Economic Policy
Monitoring

From its origins, feminist economics has highlighted the need to advance in a broader conception of the economy and the economic system, which, in addition to the productive sphere, takes into account the reproductive sphere. In particular, this current points out the importance of unpaid care work for the development of people, but goes a step further by explaining how the provision of care is actually a social need, as it allows the reproduction of the working class, which in turn will be responsible for creating economic values ​​in the reproductive sphere (that is, for reproducing the economic system).

Country: 
Belgium, Egypt, Switzerland, Tunisia, United States of America
Working Group(s) / Area(s) of Work: 
Corporate Accountability

Statement: "Credit to government for measures to combat spread of coronavirus, but protecting individuals’ income and mitigation of economic and social impacts of the virus prevention are necessary"
24 March 2020

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Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

Credit to government for measures to combat spread of coronavirus, but protecting individuals’ income and mitigation of economic and social impacts of the virus prevention are necessary:
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