Social Watch calls for regulation of financial market
'ACCRA, Ghana--Dr.Rose Mensah-Kutin, Convenor of Network for Women’s Rights (NETRIGHT) has launched the 2009 Global Report of Social Watch titled, Making Finances Work: “People First”, with a call on the Ghana government to regulate activities of financial institutions in the country.
The report has called on governments to adopt measures to protect the human rights of people, through the regulation of the banking and financial sector.
It has further indicated that spending on stimulus packages is necessary to ensure full implementation of human rights.
Social Watch is an international non-governmental network of citizen’s organizations working to eradicate poverty and its causes. Both NETRIGHT and TWN-Africa are members and co-host the General Assembly of Social Watch which will be held in Accra from October 27-29.