Asia : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Author/Editor:

Lekha Chakraborty

Publication Date:

July 28, 2016

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper reviews gender budgeting efforts in Asia. The countries in the region have achieved mixed success in improving gender equality. Gender budgeting is ideally a fiscal innovation that translates gender-related goals into budgetary commitments and can help countries to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals with regard to gender equality. India has a sustainable gender budgeting model for the region, while a few countries in the region have begun such efforts more recently. The legislative mandates for gender budgeting in the Philippines and South Korea are remarkable achievements and are contributing to their efforts.

Series:

Working Paper No. 16/150

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

July 28, 2016

ISBN/ISSN:

9781475519914/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA2016150

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

63

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