The “Gender Economic Equity” Task Force presented its work during a panel at the International Association for Feminist Economics conference in New York.
The Think 20 (T20) Argentina participated in the 27th annual conference of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) in New York on 20 June. Members of the “Gender Economic Equity” Task Force presented their key recommendations and talked about the T20 process and its relation to the G20 during a panel.
The experts addressed the Task Force’s strategy and shared key opportunities on the economic rights of women in the G20 framework. “The T20 is a strong platform to help permeate feminist economics into G20 discussions,” underlined Gala Díaz Langou, co-chair of the “Gender Economic Equity” Task Force.
Other members of the Task Force participated in the panel as well. Alicia Giron, coordinator of the University Program on Asian and African Studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), talked about the relation of the G20 to gender mainstreaming and said: “Macroeconomic policies are gender biased in their impacts. It is crucial that international fora such as G20 work with strong gender perspective in order to achieve inclusive growth”. For her part, Sarah Gammage, director of Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), recommended that the “G20 to reach agreements in order to reduce, redistribute and recognize care work”.
The International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to broaden the comprehension of economic problems for the well-being and empowerment of women, men and children throughout the world. The organization’s 27th annual conference focused on feminist debates on migration, inequality and resistance.