A Practitioner’s Guide to Gender responsive planning and implementation
GRB in India: what has gone wrong?
The article examines the two main strategies adopted by the Government of India for institutionalizing gender responsive budgeting to highlight what has gone wrong and what needs to be fixed in order to achieve better outcomes for women. This article by Yamini Mishra and Navanita Sinha was published in Economic and Political Weekly.
Gender Budget Initiatives of Government of Karnataka (India)
Following a commitment by the Finance Minister of Karnataka to create a separate cell in the Finance Department tasked with identifying the quantum and resource allocation and expenditure for women, the first ever Gender Budget document was presented in the year 2007-08 at the Legislature with a hope to improve the sensitivity to address the issues which concerns women.
Gender Responsive Budgeting and Decentralized Local Governance
This article by J. Vanishree (2008) focuses on the experiments carried out by Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on Gender Responsive Budgeting and Local Governance. Even though many studies show thatÂ decentralized local governance is struggling to establish itself as a self governing institution,Â experiments from selected Indian states show that the potential can be unleashed.
Gender Budgeting An Indian Perspective
In India, Gender budgeting as a distinct tool was institutionalized by the introduction of gender budgeting statement in the Union Budget 2005-06. This paper tries to trace the steps taken in this direction by analyzing the pattern of resource allocation under gender budgeting with an in-depth analysis of schemes included in Union Budget 2007-08.
Gender-sensitive and Pro-poor Indicators of Good Governance
Gender Budgeting in India by Dr. Vibhuti Patel
Gender-Sensitive Local Auditing: Initiatives from India to Build Accountability to Women
Gender Budgeting Statement (in India) Misleading and Patriarchal Assumptions
The article draws attention to the numerous assumptions relating to the proportion of allocations under a scheme that directly benefits women which unfortunately form the basis of the Gender Budgeting exercise. Several of these assumptions seem unrealistic and such unacceptable assumptions weaken the relevance of this particular Gender Budgeting exercise.