Resources

Financing gender inequality: why public-private partnerships leave women worse off

Our latest briefing offers a simple introduction to the issue of public-private partnerships through a gender lens, outlining why strong public services are essential for achieving gender equality, how the rise of public-private partnerships risks undermining this, and offering policy recommendations that seek to meet the needs of women around the world.

Read the briefing and share it with CSOs, NGOs, activists, social movements, feminist organisations and trade unions working to fight inequality across Europe.

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Strong public services are essential to keep women out of poverty, improve health and reduce unpaid care work. Privatisation risks undermining the achievement of women's rights.

Read @equalitytrust's new policy brief: https://www.equalitytrust.org.uk/sites/default/files/FinancingGenderEqua...

Finance development, not dividends: challenging the rise of public-private partnerships

Finance development, not dividends: challenging the rise of public-private partnerships, our research briefing on the impacts of PPPs for inequality is available to read online.

This resource aims to simplify the issues relating to private financing and inequality, empowering both civil society and regular citizens with the knowledge to oppose the aggressive promotion of private financing both at home and abroad.

After reading the briefing you will:

  • understand the history, implications and future of private financing;
  • be equipped with the facts about the effects of privatisation;
  • have the tools to coordinate your own campaigns on PPPs and financing for development;
  • have increased your knowledge about the work of the Fight Inequality Alliance and how to join in the collective struggle to build a more equal and sustainable world.

Share this resource with CSOs, NGOs, activists, social movements, feminist organisations and trade unions working to fight inequality across Europe.

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Activists and campaigners! Check out @equalitytrust's new resource to find out how private financing increases inequality, & easy ways you can mobilise against it. Public services must work for people, not for profit. 

Finance #DevelopmentNotDividends

https://www.equalitytrust.org.uk/sites/default/files/finance-development...

Public-private partnerships: for people or profit?: watch the panel discussion

The recording of our January panel event on public-private partnerships is now available to watch on YouTube.

The panel of experts includes speakers from The Equality Trust, SOAS, Christian Aid, Stamp Out Poverty, and our special guest, Luke Espiritu, a trade unionist from the Philippines.