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  • March: The Future is Feminist

    In this issue we have asked FES partners and friends from around the world how they imagine a feminist future.


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04.05.2020

The revolutionary pandemic: exposing institutional blindness

What is the kind of work without which a society would perish and how do we acknowledge it? Andris Šuvajevs says it like it is: make essential workers the best-paid sector in society and re-establish full employment as a key policy goal.


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04.05.2020

Indonesia: Health and social security in a pandemic

Among the dozens of countries currently fighting the COVID-19 pandemic globally, Indonesia holds the highest death rate in Asia. How prepared is their public health sector? Will their current social protection systems be sufficient to face this...


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04.05.2020

The informal economy in Zambia: An interview with Lameck Kashiwa and Prof. Trywell Kalusopa

The informal economy plays a critical role in the emerging economy of a developing nation like Zambia. FES Zambia interviewed Mr Kashiwa Lameck, the current General Secretary for the Alliance for Zambia Informal Economy Associations (AZIEA) and Prof...


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The revolutionary pandemic: exposing institutional blindness

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The informal economy in Zambia: An interview with Lameck Kashiwa and Prof. Trywell Kalusopa

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