Economic Justice Matters; The Iniquity of Unfair Trade and Global Tax-dodging

Author: Sue Richardson

Abstract:

Background
For more than 60 years Christian Aid, a development agency and charity supported by the British Churches, has worked to alleviate poverty and its injustices in some of the poorest nations of the world and with some of the poorest communities. Over six decades our way of ‘doing development’ through partnership with groups and organisations from the Majority World has been refined by experience and by the challenges that those partners have brought to our attention, so we have learned that to be effective the development process needs to draw upon the solutions that emerge when the poor become the drivers of that process and that it must engage the energies and mobilise the resources that even the very poorest can bring to bear on their own problems.

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