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Gender Equality Impact Assessment: A Core Element of Gender Budgeting

  • Susan Himmelweit
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Abstract

This chapter raises a series of questions on how gender budget analysis can reveal central concerns of gender equality as advanced by feminist economics and feminist public policy analysts. It discusses the importance of engaging in budgetary processes and decision-making to identify and eliminate the gendered effects across multiple policy domains including the care economy, definitions of gender equality, and the relevance of gender analysis to economic policy and decision-making.

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  • Susan Himmelweit
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  1. 1.Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK

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