OSISA Angola - U.S. Security Exchange Commission (SCE) submission

OSISA Angola - U.S. Security Exchange Commission (SCE) submission

By Elias Isaac

A letter to the U.S. Security Exchange Commission (SCE) related to DOD-Frank 504 lobbying for the oil companies is pressuring exemptions for Angola. 

BUWA: Women’s Economic Justice

Women’s Economic Justice: Putting women at the centre

By Alice Kanengoni

It is sad to note that there has largely been an understatement – and in some cases total blindness – of how the majority of the world population – women – are agents in this process.

GDP is Macho and Keeps Women Poor

GDP is Macho and Keeps Women Poor

By Alice Kanengoni

GDP tool and model is macho and masks inequalities – especially gendered inequalities. 

Role of Britain and British extractive companies in Africa

Undermining Africa's wealth

By Claude Kabemba

Britain's role in extracting continent's resources

Justice must be part of post-2015 development framework

Development needs justice

By George Soros

Access to justice must be part of post-2015 agenda

Of particular importance is Section 62 (1) and (2) of the Constitution which for the first time, establishes the human right of access to information.

Admire Chereni | Apr 19th, 2015
©Syldavia, African Woman Sewing in a street market

The author argues that in transnational split families with absentee fathers, non-migrant women and children pay a high price as they disproportionately shoulder the emotional loses which are part of the high and often hidden costs of migration. Some of the costs which families endure are more tangible and straight forward in nature. 

Small shop owner counting up the total of goods being sold in her shop, which se
Thembela Mirand...

What is of interest under this topic is the sterling performance and resilience of women who work in today’s economy. This is in spite of the multiple daily limitations they face at their place of work. They create employment in contexts where the formal economy cannot

Women’s Financial Inclusion in Africa
Nomsa Daniels

Accelerating women’s financial inclusion requires bold and sustained action to advance women’s economic opportunities and rights and to ensure that they can meaningfully participate in the economy without undue constraints and barriers that limit their progress. 

An Examination of the Gender Implications of trade Liberalisation
Mandipa Machacha

Gender equality implications of globalisation and trade liberalisation arise because these phenomena do not eliminate existing inequalities in access to resources, power and decision making between men and women in society. This is a reality that must be confronted directly

Younger women are the least employed, All rights reserved MICHAEL ZHANG
Liepollo Leboha...

Women’s economic development, participation and positioning are key anchors of the targets set by the numerous global and regional protocols and agreements that have emerged over the past 20 years. Many of these instruments and frameworks place emphasis on women’s economic

Ozias Tungwarara

One of the reasons cited for South Africans’ hostile attitude to foreigners is the causal link between foreigners and the country’s social ills, What's the role of the visionary African

Economic Justice as a Site for Women’s Empowerment insert from BUWA!
Masego Madzwamuse

Economic justice is required to level the playing field and facilitate gender equality. This can only be altered through structural interventions that will empower women and a concerted focus on changing their socioeconomic status.

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