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Joint civil society and trade unions submission in response to the call for inputs to the work of the Ad Hoc Committee to Draft Terms of Reference for a United Nations Framework Convention on International Tax Cooperation

This submission, coordinated by the Global Alliance for Tax Justice (GATJ) with the support of the European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) and signed by over 175 civil society organizations – including Amnesty International – and trade unions, is a joint response to the call for inputs...
Malawi Business and Human Rights

Southern Africa: “Cross-border is our livelihood. It is our job.” Decent work as a human right for women informal cross-border traders in Southern Africa: Executive Summary

Informal Cross border trade (ICBT), valued at USD 17.6 billion in 2018 and constituting 30-40% of total trade in Southern Africa, is predominantly led by women. However, these women face challenges hindering their empowerment, inclusion, and right to decent work. The report “Cross-border is our...
Malawi Business and Human Rights

Southern Africa: “Cross-border is our livelihood. It is our job.” Decent work as a human right for women informal cross-border traders in Southern Africa

Informal Cross border trade (ICBT), valued at USD 17.6 billion in 2018 and constituting 30-40% of total trade in Southern Africa, is predominantly led by women. However, these women face challenges hindering their empowerment, inclusion, and right to decent work. The report “Cross-border is our...
Social Security

Briefing: Social protection in the Digital Age

The research briefing examines some of the key issues in the global trend of the introduction of digital technologies in social protection schemes and highlights the need for greater transparency and human rights safeguards. The aim of the work is to help shine a light on this emerging risk to...