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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

You do not qualify!: Experiences of older persons’ access to social protection in Uganda

The Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) and Research & Action for Income Security (RAISE) are implementing a project...

The Debt – Fossil Fuel Trap: Why debt is a barrier to fossil fuel phase-out and what we can do about it

Did you know that global south countries owe more than $1.5 trillion in external debt, and that a large portion...