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Economic Justice & Social Protection

About the program

This program focuses on the areas of financing for public services, tax justice and progressive taxation; corporate taxation, sovereign debt and accountability for International Financial Institutions (IFFs). Other areas of focus are: Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), budget advocacy at district level, inclusive economic development and social assistance programs that support the most vulnerable. A sound social protection system is also considered to be critical to economic inclusion and promoting human dignity.

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Recent publications

Our Future is Public: Why the IMF and World Bank Must Support Public Services

This publication argues that international financial institutions such as the World Bank and the IMF are not doing enough to...

Leveraging Progressive Taxation to Fund Public Services

Public services within Uganda have remained considerably underfunded by government. A large part of this has been a result of...

Financing a Just and Inclusive Recovery (ESRA Brief Issue 14)

The 14th issue of the Economic and Social Rights Advocacy (ESRA) Brief features highlights from the annual national conference on...