Para 247 of the Platform for Action agreed at the UN Forth World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995. The fact that environmental degradation results in more work for women, and that eradicating poverty is indispensable to sustainable development, were included after lobbying by the International Women Count Network. The IWCN – with the support of…

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An article on the struggle to care in the face of austerity, written by Becka Seglow Hudson of the Global Women’s Strike was responded to last week in a letter, penned by care assistant in an elderly people’s home, Kate Thompson. ”I see examples of excellent care, small acts of kindness, compassionate treatment of those we…

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