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Commonwealth Secretariat
This paper by the Commonwealth Secretariat (1999) provides a rationale for the strategic goals of the Commonwealth Gender Budget Initiative at the national level and highlights the need for integrating a gender perspective in macroeconomic policies and budgets. In addition, the paper outlines the necessary tools required for a gender analysis of the budget and the results from pilot initiatives in Sri Lanka and South Africa.