Gender in the Budget of Local Government Units

Debbie Budlender, Maria Isabel T. Buenaobra


This paper was presented at the Asia-Pacific Summit of Women Mayors and Councilors heald at Phitsanulok Thailand from June1 9-22, 2001. It will serve as the introduction to and summary of a collection of case studies on gender budgeting that will be published as a book and launched in 2001. The case studies were
funded by The Asia Foundation and done in Bacolod, Negros Occidental; Angeles, Pampanga; and Surallah, South Cotabato. Another paper provides a review of the Gender and Development (GAD) budget policy experience in the Philippines.


Gender; Local Governments

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