Women, the Pandemic and Care work

The PSI Southern Africa office is planning a webinar on 8 March 2021 at 12:00 South African Standard Time (GMT+2) to commemorate International Women’s Day. The Webinar is titled "Women, the Pandemic and Care work: Promoting Tax Regimes and an Economic System that uplifts Women."

Join the webinar here

Zoom Meeting ID: 978 5978 1192

The Objectives of the Webinar are to:

  • Call for tax and fiscal policies that recognize, represent, reduce and redistribute unpaid care work.

  • Call for the reduction of Tax burdens on women and adopt progressive, redistributive and gender equal taxation.

  • Call for the removal of gender bias and discrimination in tax policies to ensure that tax revenues are raised and spent in ways that promote gender equality.

  • Call for adequate financing of gender-responsive social services that promote women’s rights and reduce inequalities, including by gender budgeting.

  • Call for the total Elimination of Gender-Based Violence.


  • COVID-19 and its Effect on Women
    Speaker: Zambia WOC Chair

  • Tax Justice, Public Funding and Gender-Budgeting
    Speaker: Ingrid Dimo

  • Care Work and Gender-Responsive Social services
    Speaker: Action Aid

  • Gender-Based Violence
    Speaker: Naadira Munshi