Fiscal Justice for Women & Girls in Africa

Unfair multiple taxation, persistent patriarchal gender norms and the informality of women’s labour in many African countries results in millions of women and girls being confined in viscous poverty cycles.

Deliberate efforts to increase domestic resource mobilization that is available to finance accessible health-services, education, and improving public spending is central to creating an equal, inclusive, sustainable, and just society.

Generating evidence and fostering citizens’ activism to conduct oversight over public expenditure management is critical for holding policymakers accountable to implementing fiscal policies and practices.

Strengthening the capacities of CSOs and WROs to strategically influence and effectively participate in formulating national and regional fiscal policies contributes to good governance in public finance management and domestic revenue mobilization.

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