How tax systems treat men and women differently: advancing gender equality through tax reform

How tax systems treat men and women differently: advancing gender equality through tax reform

Have you ever asked yourself if tax systems treat women and men differently? Almost all tax systems around the world have in-built implicit gender biases that do nothing to improve gender equality or, in the worst-case scenario, are actually reinforcing patterns of behavior and stereotypes that maintain a status quo which clearly disadvantages women. These biases are concerning in themselves and alarming when their effects pile up.

When a sneeze confines half of humanity

When a sneeze confines half of humanity

When the sneeze of a peasant with COVID-19 in Wuhan (China), from a few months ago, leaves hundreds of thousands of homes without toilet paper and locks up three billion people, a dystopic reality breaks out. The crucial question today is whether this is “a circumstantial event that I had to live through” or “a …

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Nextia.uno: dare to know, dare to act!

Nextia.uno: dare to know, dare to act!

At Nextia.uno, we want to move away from the status quo and give a space to intellectuals who have been labeled as alternative, as well as popular wisdom. We address uncomfortable issues when necessary and propose solutions that, if not within the framework of what is acceptable, seek to enlarge that framework.