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."
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
Speaker: Naadira Munshi