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Gender concerns in debt relief - Jayati Ghosh - Issue Paper

10 December 2021

Summary

women workers, both employed and self-employed, • Increased spending on health care and education and and support for the formation of producer and ensuring that all women workers receive living wages marketing co-operatives. [...] The evidence double burden of paid and unpaid work and associated of much greater damage to women-run MsMEs during time poverty.14 The extent of unpaid work is affected the pandemic is one indicator of this.11 by the provision (or lack) of public services, such as childcare, and of basic amenities and infrastructure like Women self-employed workers or those running small piped water, fuel, and tra. [...] It also shows that many economic policies 3.1 Avoiding fiscal policies effectively rely on gendered division of labour and the unpaid and underpaid work of women to cushion which unfairly impact the impacts of fiscal austerity and cutbacks in public expenditure and public service provision. [...] Debt relief packages, therefore, need • Fiscal measures that explicitly or implicitly reduce to factor in these issues as well as the differing effects spending on provision of essential services, and, for intersectional identities of women and men, girls and in particular, public spending cuts that reduce boys, and the resultant impacts on wider economic and employment in public services or reduc. [...] The spending has to be oriented towards recognising, nations of the world have come together in the past to respecting and preserving the environment, reducing confront seemingly impossible challenges; now is the carbon emissions, addressing climate challenges moment to find similar if not greater levels of ambition and enabling adaptation and changing patterns of for humanity.

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