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 people are the poorest people in India and would be among the most affected by RCEP.
RCEP will give multinational corporations unprecedented rights
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.
Women stand to lose the most from RCEP.
Worst hit will be families with female heads, 23 million of which are in rural areas.
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.
NGOs from across the country protested in Hyderabad against the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership talks being held in Hyderabad.
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 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.
The ’No RCEP’ campaign urges governments to consider the adverse impact of the mega free trade agreement
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.
The RCEP will only further marginalize women
#NoRCEP week of actions at the 18th TNC Meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
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
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.”
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.
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 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.
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.