Publish Year : 1999
Thematic Area: Planning and Budgeting
Language: English
Countries: South Africa
Region of Relevance: Eastern and Southern Africa
Resource type: Assessments and Analysis
Author(s): Debbie Budlender


The article discusses the potential for gender budget exercises to address gender issues and more specifically, the capacity for such exercises to address the complexities and dilemmas associated with mainstreaming gender into governance processes. The author draws largely upon the South African initiative and highlights how gender budget exercises must be modulated within a social, economic and political context.