Gender and economic policy

by on January 9, 2009  •  In Uncategorized

From the Columbia's Gender and Sexuality Law blog, Katherine Franke on gender issues in the policy responses to the economic crisis:

The hard work we need to do RIGHT NOW is make it clear to the Obama Administration that a serious commitment to gender equality requires that they tie the funding of road construction, school rebuilding, development of green technologies – and even the financial services industry – to non-discrimination on the basis of sex and race, but also to data collection and reporting on who is getting the money. Who owns the companies that get stimulus funding, who gets hired by those companies,and what work they're doing.

Read the entire post here.


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