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Publications & Research

 


Advancing Women's Human Rights through Gender Responsive Public Services


12 December 2018

This Expert paper by PSI proposes that the UNCSW adopt the framework of Gender Responsive Quality Public Services (GRQPS) and in doing so address the primary barriers to the delivery of GRQPS and the enablers of GRQPS and women’s human rights, including labour rights of those workers who are strategic in front line-public services.

Campaign Toolkit: Paid Domestic Violence Leave


27 November 2018

PSI developed this toolkit to support affiliates and allies in campaigning for a broad and ambitious ILO Convention and Recommendation on “Ending violence and harassment in the world of work” and paid domestic violence leave for all workers.

PSI Executive Board 153 Communiqué


19 November 2018

The PSI Executive Board (EB) 153 met on 14-15 November 2018 – the first regular Executive Board meeting since PSI World Congress, in November 2017 in Geneva. After voicing strong concerns about the rise of right wing populism around the world, the meeting heard a full report of global and regional activities, decided on further priorities and activities and welcomed 21 new affiliates.

Tax justice and gender justice in Africa


30 October 2018

This study on tax and public services impact on women and girls in Ghana was commissioned by PSI with support from Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES). The study is available in English and the executive summaries are available in French and Spanish.

History RePPPeated - How public private partnerships are failing


08 October 2018

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are increasingly being promoted as the solution to the shortfall in financing needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Economic infrastructure, such as railways, roads, airports and ports, but also key services such as health, education, water and electricity are being delivered through PPPs in both the global north and south.

Guidelines for PSI Emergency Response Work


10 September 2018

PSI’s Emergency and Disasters Working Group developed these guidelines to assist unions that represent first responders, frontline workers and other services that are called into action before, during and after emergencies and disasters.