Cities, Gender Budgeting and Civic Governance

Published By: eSS, Mumbai, India | Published Date: August, 03 , 2007

The Budget is an important tool in the hands of the state for affirmative action for improvement of gender relations through reduction of gender gap in the development process. It can help to reduce economic inequalities, between men and women as well as between the rich and the poor [NCAS, 2003]. Hence, the budgetary policies need to keep into considerations the gender dynamics operating in the economy and in the civil society.

Author(s): Vibhuti Patel | Posted on: Aug 03, 2007 | Views(2997) | Download (1863)

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