|Publish Year :||1999|
|Thematic Area:||Planning and Budgeting|
|Region:||Eastern and Southern Africa|
|Resource type:||Assessments and Analysis|
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.