UN Briefing ‘Feminist economics’ incorporates values, equality

Many participants from all over the globe gathered in New York for the 59th UN Commission on the Status of Women. Numerous events have been hosted by member states and NGOs to discuss issues relating to women and girls such as migration, violence, education, human trafficking, and gender equality. On Friday, March 13, I had the opportunity to attend a session hosted by the International Alliance of Women entitled “Why the Future of Economics and Economic Development Must Be Feminist.” This session was extremely exciting as it brought to my attention a concept I had never heard of before: “feminist economics.” Read article by Dominican Volunteer Kelly Litt