The International Monetary Fund (IMF) provides loans to countries experiencing balance of payments problems or financial crises in exchange for conditions the countries have to meet, while the World Bank provides financial loans to developing countries to build infrastructure projects. Together, these institutions impose all sorts of conditions on borrowing countries that have devastating impacts on women. They often ignore the political, social and economic impact these policies have on the population of countries, especially women who are farmers, migrants, workers, urban poor and indigenous, and take away resources for social protection and services. Read our briefer, “Seven Reasons Why Feminists Say No to World Bank-IMF Neoliberalism” to find out how both institutions undermine women’s human rights. Find out what APWLD is doing at the 2018 Annual Meetings of the World Bank and IMF in Bali, Indonesia.

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