Gender Budgeting Statement: Misleading and Patriarchal Assumptions


Das, Subrat, and Yamini Mishra. 2006. “Gender Budgeting Statement: Misleading and Patriarchal Assumptions.” Economic and Political Weekly 41 (30): 3285-88.

Authors: Subrat Das, Yamini Mishra


The gender budgeting statement presented in the union budget for 2006-07 covers a significant number of ministries/departments and is hence a welcome step. However, many of the figures given in the statement reflect highly questionable assumptions, which on the one hand are unjustifiable and on the other quite patriarchal.


Topics: Gender, Gender Budgeting, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: India

Year: 2006

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