Download the PDF here: Issue Brief Wealth Tax and Gender Justice WEALTH AND INCOME INEQUALITY IN ASIAInequality in many countries in Asia persists as a social ill that requires immediate and sustainable solutions. Though the region saw a decrease in income inequality from 1993-2019, the level of income inequality continuesContinue Reading

The call “Wealth Tax Now!” gains ground as inequality and poverty deepens in Asia and across the globe.  On 8 March 2023, “Wealth Tax Now!” intersected with the demand to “Make Taxes Work for Women” in many International Women’s Day actions across the world.  The Global Days of Action (GDOA)Continue Reading

Many communities in the Philippines suffer the disastrous effects of open-pit mining. At least 75% of mining corporations audited by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in 2016 employed open-pit mining methods for extracting copper, gold, nickel, and chromite1. From 2017 to 2021, several open-pit mining exploration permitsContinue Reading

Contribution to the UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW Fourth Cycle SUBMISSION OF THE ASIAN PEOPLES’ MOVEMENT ON DEBT AND DEVELOPMENT, FREEDOM FROM DEBT COALITION (FDC), and ORIANG (women’s organization) INTRODUCTION “Each State Party to the present Covenant undertakes to take steps individually and through international assistance and cooperation, especially economic and technical,Continue Reading