Structural Adjustment, Trade Liberalization and Women's Enjoyment of Their Economic and Social Rights

Global Women's Project | Mon, Feb 21, 2000

By Mariama Williams
"In the current political and social climate of extreme market liberalism, trade liberalism and corporatism there is even greater danger of the further marginalization of economic and social rights. This is because policy makers and their economic advisers who have succumbed to the neoliberal paradigm with its emphasis on the free market, free trade and a pecuniary notion of competition, promote growth and efficiency over social development and equity."
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