Bad Trade Deals and Women: Lower Wages, Reduced Access to Lifesaving Health Care and Human Trafficking

Posted by | March 08, 2016 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By (Monika Greenhow)

The theme for International Women’s Day this year is gender parity, and while women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement, progress toward gender parity has slowed. And trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership does nothing to contribute to that parity and, in many cases, it will reinforce negatives such as downward pressure on wages, sex trafficking and reduced access to medicines.

Source: AFL-CIO

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.