Trading in Gender Equality

Teivainen, T. (Osallistuja)

Aktiviteetti: Tapahtumaan osallistumisen ja tapahtuman järjestämisen tyypitKonferensseihin, kursseille ja seminaareihin osallistuminen ja näiden järjestäminen

Kuvaus

Organizer for the session.

"This session centres on research the speakers are currently conducting (with Adrienne Roberts at the University of Manchester) on the recent move toward bringing the goals of ‘gender equality’ and ‘women’s empowerment’ into trade policy in the UK and globally.

They explore some of the reasons why the idea of gendering global trade has become so pervasive at the contemporary conjuncture – a time when many of the civil society organizations that emerged in wake of the 1999 WTO protests with an interest in pushing for a feminist trade agenda have disappeared. Using examples such as the WTOs ‘Joint Declaration on Trade and Women's Economic Empowerment’, the gender chapters that have been added to several bilateral trade agreements, and recent global initiatives such as ‘SheTrades’, they ask who stands to gain from attempts to make trade more equitable for women.

They use the lens of feminist international political economy to critically interrogate the openings as well as the foreclosures that come with this most recent effort at mainstreaming gender concerns within global economic relationships."
Aikajakso16 tammikuuta 2015
Tapahtuman tyyppiSeminaari
Tunnustuksen arvoKansallinen