Conditionalities Undermine the Right to Development
An analysis based on a women's and human rights perspective.
Some years ago, when civil society organizations (CSOs) and women’s rights organizations used to argue against economic policy conditionalities, some actors from the donors’ community reacted, defining this debate as an old-fashion argument. After the Washington Consensus crisis and debacle, there was a broad acceptance of the failure of economic policy conditionalities, structural adjustment programs and state’s reforms implemented in the nineties and previously in the developing world; under the World Bank and International Monetary Fund leadership.
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