Civil society was out in full force during annual meetings challenging the IMF’s claims that it is reducing economic and gender inequality.
Notes from the 2017 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings session on the IMF's approach to fiscal space, women and work, 11 October
World Bank launches new We-Fi fund for women entrepeneurs, but concerns raised that fund won't reach poorest women.
Global Gender-Based Violence Task Force releases report with recommendations for World Bank, CSOs concerned over its limited mandate while questions remain whether the recommendations will have a discernible impact on the Bank’s approach to GBV.
BWP briefing explores gender dimensions of IMF’s key fiscal policy advice on expenditure policy in developing countries, focusing in particular on austerity measures.
BWP briefing explores gender dimensions of IMF’s key fiscal policy advice on resource mobilisation in developing countries, in particular on Value-Added Tax.
UN High Level Panel on women’s economic empowerment publishes flagship report, civil society expressed concerns macroeconomic perspectives are lacking, despite Bank and Fund being on the panel.
BWP publishes booklet on gender-just macroeconomics, a guide to engaging the IMF and World Bank.
Bretton Woods Project has published a new briefing providing a critical analysis of the IMF's latest work on gender equality.
The World Bank has announced that it is withholding new lending for Uganda, following the cancellation of a criticised road project.