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Impact of economic reforms and austerity measures on women’s human rights
by Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky
14 September 2018

The UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt just released his latest report to the UN General Assembly on Gender and Austerity, to which CADTM has contributed. The report is part of his larger piece of work on developing guiding principles on human rights impact assessments of macroeconomic reform programmes. It makes a strong case for conducting gender impact assessments of economic policies.


Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky

is the coordinator of the postgraduate program on “Public policies and human rights in Covid-19 times,” Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, Argentina. Previously, he was the United Nations Independent Expert on Foreign Debt and Human Rights (June 2014–May 2020).