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EU Council backs corporate tax transparency directive

  • Date: 26/02/2021
  • Author: Julianne Flynn

Public Country-by-Country Reporting: On 25th February, a majority of European Council members supported the EU corporate tax transparency directive (so-called public country-by-country reporting) in an important step towards tax transparency. This directive is aimed at addressing tax avoidance and ending the secrecy surrounding multinational corporations’ overseas operations and accounts. Julia Sánchez, Secretary General of ActionAid.....

Jill & Gill – Why Women’s Rights

  • Date: 22/02/2021
  • Author: Gillian Henderson and Jill Deering

ActionAid Ireland is an international organisation fighting for women’s rights, social justice and an end to poverty. Award-winning creative duo Jill & Gill answer questions for our blog series Why Women’s Rights. Thanks to print-maker Gillian Henderson and illustrator Jill Deering (pictured) for contributing. Why do women’s rights matter to you? As female entrepreneurs, we.....

Aimee Connolly - Why W

Aimee Connolly – Why Women’s Rights

  • Date: 08/02/2021
  • Author: Aimee Connolly

ActionAid Ireland is an international aid charity fighting for women’s rights, social justice and an end to poverty. The second guest blog in our “Why Women’s Rights” series is by Make-up Artist and Entrepreneur Aimee Connolly. Why do women’s rights matter to you?  As a woman living in the 21st century, I believe that it is.....

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