Plenary sessions of the Tax Justice and Gender Equality Conference 2021

Published on 
12/01/2021

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From 6 to 8 December, the Global Alliance for Tax Justice (GATJ), members and partners will hold the Tax Justice and Gender Equality Conference 2021. Throughout the three days, there will be several sessions to share, discuss and develop alternative perspectives to establish a sustainable feminist taxation and economic system for the realisation of substantive gender equality and women’s rights. 

Here is a list of the plenary sessions, which will be held in English, Spanish and French. 

Opening session - Shifting the Narratives: feminist taxation perspectives

It will be a high level roundtable with policy makers to discuss the need for structural reforms that uphold redistributive justice, including equal and progressive reforms in tax systems. This will be an opportunity to explore financing models that are truly transformative, address inequalities and advance gender and economic justice. 

Date: Monday, 6 December
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (Central Europe Time) / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (East Africa Time)
Register here

Feminists organising globally on tax justice and women’s rights

Organised by the members of GATJ’s Tax and Gender Working Group, this session will highlight the nexus between tax justice and gender equality by looking at the different types of taxes and their impacts. It will also explore how we can tackle tax abuse in order to finance women’s human rights and take action for progressive gender-just tax systems. The participants will be able to join breakout rooms at the end to network and connect with the working group’s members. 

Date: Tuesday, 7 December
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (Central Europe Time) / 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (East Africa Time)
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Tax justice and gender equality in Latin America and the Caribbean

In a context of public deficit, debt and precariousness of the public health systems, it is necessary to analyze the fiscal space and the mechanisms that are currently being used for the implementation of policies in Latin America and the Caribbean. The RJFALC, together with Latindadd and GATJ, invites all to participate in this discussion with Latin American experts to find alternatives to make taxes work for women.

Date: Tuesday, 7 December
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Buenos Aires) / 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM (Central Europe Time) / 11 PM - 12:30 AM (East Africa Time)
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Why you should care about the new G7 tax deal: its gender implications for Africa

Organised by GATJ, Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA), NAWI and the Gender and Development Network (GADN), this session will give an overview of the “historic” tax deal that was announced as part of this year’s G7 Summit, which would see the introduction of a global minimum tax rate for corporations. As the deal moves from endorsement to implementation, panelists will share what the implications of this deal are on African countries, focusing on how this will affect women’s access to key public services.

Date: Wednesday, 8 December
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Central Europe Time) / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (East Africa Time)
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Closing session - Visioning a Feminist Tax System

This will be a high level public session that will provide a wrap up for the Conference, evaluating the current situation and addressing progress. It will be an opportunity to summarize challenges, highlight good practices, and formulate policy positions into the GATJ’s Tax and Gender Working Group’s strategy.

Date: Wednesday, 8 December
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (Central Europe Time) / 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (East Africa Time)
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Check the full programme and register for other sessions: taxandgender.globaltaxjustice.org

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