Thirty five tax specialists, practitioners and researchers from fourteen different countries were brought together in Accra from the 9-11 November 2016 to participate the first ICTD workshop on Gender and Tax in Africa, which was held in partnership with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). 

The workshop was organised to facilitate discussion of the issues surrounding the theme, and to develop a research agenda on gender and taxation in Africa.


List of Participants


Day 1: 9 November 2016

Gender and the Taxation Regime in Kenya
by Vincent Ongore, Kenya Revenue Authority

Gender and Taxation in Developing Countries: Setting a Research Agenda
Anuradha Joshi, ICTD and Institute of Development Studies, UK

Anti-Corruption Issues, Gender and Tax Administration
Kathleen Lahey, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Revenue Implications of Gender Inclusive Policy 
Milly Nalukwago, Uganda Revenue Authority   

Day 2: 10 November 2016

Researching Taxation and Gender: Some Thoughts and Methods and Data Issues
Imraan Valodia, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Reflecting on Methods
Vanessa van den Boogaard, ICTD/University of Toronto, Canada

Gender and Cross-Border Trade: The Experiences of Women in Malawi
Michael Masiya, Malawi Revenue Authority

Taxing the Informal Sector: Gender Implications
James Sandy, Centre for Economic Research and Capacity Building, Sierra Leone


Photos from the workshop can be seen here