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Gender budgeting: What next for India?

Time-bound goals needed for female school enrolment, gender-based violence, and health

Gourav Vallabh & Suraj Chatrath 

Women constitute around half of the world population. All measures across the globe taken towards development, poverty alleviation and improvement of social indicators like health, education and gender equality are worthless unless policies are implemented specifically for women and girls. It goes without saying that unless the quality of life of this half of the population improves, we cannot develop as humanity.   Countries across the globe are becoming conscious of this fact and developing policies and programmes to address disparities between men and women. Global development ...

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First Published: Sat, June 24 2017. 20:35 IST
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