The impact of PPPs on gender equality and women’s rights

As public-private partnerships (PPPs) are increasingly promoted, concerns about their impact are rising. This briefing developed in partnership with the Gender and Development Network (GADN) explores the effect of PPPs on gender equality and women’s rights – highlighting concerns over increasing costs to governments alongside threats to the provision of universal, gender-transformative public services. It concludes that the ideologically driven promotion of PPPs should be replaced by a much more nuanced and evidenced approach.

The impact of PPPs on gender equality and women’s rights