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sef: insight 5|2017

"Women are losing out"

Interview with Ranja Sengupta on the effects of trade and investment liberalization

 

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In countries of the Global South, trade and investment agreements often have a negative effect on the weakest parts of society, in particular women. Why is this so? And how can unequal power relations that foster an economic system at the expense of the weakest be challenged? At a recent International sef: Expert Workshop, Ranja Sengupta shared the results of her research in India in an interview with sef:.

The interview is also available as video:

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