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Women’s rights groups in Asia Pacific express relief on collapse of TPP
Women’s Rights Organisations expressed support for Canada’s reluctance to finalise the TPP11 negotiations at the APEC meeting today calling it a deal that would “deepen inequality” and “trade people for profit”
Dalit women: we’re fighting RCEP
Dalit people are the poorest people in India and would be among the most affected by RCEP.
RCEP: Robbing communities to extract profit
RCEP will give multinational corporations unprecedented rights
NAFTA 2.0: Will our feminist government walk the equality talk?
Renegotiating the agreement is an opportunity for Canada’s self-proclaimed feminist government to put words into action by tackling gender inequality and the structural barriers that female workers and business owners face across all three countries.
‘RCEP will hit economically backward women the most’
Worst hit will be families with female heads, 23 million of which are in rural areas.
Sweeping free trade deal poised to benefit companies at the expense of small-scale farmers
A free trade deal that would spur economic growth in the eyes of government officials could also force farmers from traditional livelihoods and disproportionately harm women, say Asian advocacy groups.
Hyderabad: NGOs hold protest against RCEP talks
NGOs from across the country protested in Hyderabad against the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership talks being held in Hyderabad.
Women up in arms against Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
At a rally held in Hyderabad, women from different parts of India marched along with other marginalised communities to protest the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
Women farmers take out rally to oppose RCEP free trade agreement
Women from different parts of India marched along with other marginalised communities to protest the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, the mega Free Trade Agreement which is currently being negotiated in India.
No RCEP Campaign: Stop trading away human rights
The ’No RCEP’ campaign urges governments to consider the adverse impact of the mega free trade agreement
Canada and Chile push gender equality through trade
Canada and Chile updated a 20-year-old free trade agreement by adding a groundbreaking clause on gender equality to encourage women’s entrepreneurship and employment.
Women’s intervention at the RCEP TNC 18th round stakeholders’ meeting in Philippines
The RCEP will only further marginalize women
Protests mark RCEP Manila rounds
#NoRCEP week of actions at the 18th TNC Meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
Stop trading workers’ rights over profits
RCEP magnifies existing inequalities and discriminates against women, indigenous peoples, people living with HIV or other illnesses, people with disabilities,rural communities, farmers and workers
Virtual teach-in videos: a heterodox and feminist approach to the Continental Free Trade Area
Regions Refocus has compiled five “Virtual Teach-ins” of footage from the workshop “Towards an Equitable and Transformative Continental Free Trade Area: A Heterodox and Feminist Approach.”
APWLD: Stop TPP - campaign toolkit
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development have prepared a toolkit for groups that want to join the struggle against the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
CETA: A bad trade for women
Does the federal government know how the Canada-European Union Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) will affect Canadian men and women? The answer is ‘no.’
The deadly wages of free trade
The very same policies which undermined the livelihoods of the approximately 2 million small farmers in Mexico who were displaced as a consequence are devastating the Colombian country side now.
Zapatista uprising 20 years later: How Indigenous Mexicans stood up against NAFTA "death sentence"
On the same day the North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect on Jan. 1, 1994, the Zapatista National Liberation Army and people of Chiapas declared war on the Mexican government, saying that NAFTA meant death to indigenous peoples. To learn about the impact of the uprising 20 years later and the challenges they continue to face, DN! speak with Peter Rosset, professor of rural social movements in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico.