The Care Manifesto: A joint call for action by the Economic Justice and Rights Action Coalition civil society organisations and youth group leads

In the run-up to the Paris Generation Equality Forum 2021, the Economic Justice and Rights (EJR) Action Coalition CSO and youth organizations leaders have run a number of regional consultations to gather local civil society inputs on women’s and girls’ needs and priorities when it comes to unpaid care work. 

The results are captured in this Care Manifesto, which aims to provide grounded solutions towards building a caring economy, placing women and girls at the center of the response. With this joint manifesto, the CSO and youth group leaders seek to complement the ambition of the Action Coalition on EJR, and chart a way forward to build a caring economy.

  • Countries: Global
  • Co-authors: The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Women’s Working Group on Financing for Development, The African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET), Manki Maroua and CARE International.
  • Published: June 2021

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