This is a success story of gender-responsive budgeting, which means designing public budgeting policies with the needs of women in mind. This documentary by UN Women provides practical ways in which sectoral plans and budgets can be made gender-responsive. This video captures exemplary work done in India by the Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation at the Union level. The experiences show how in the two so-called ‘women unrelated’ sectors, gender issues have been recognized and addressed in sector policies and programs. At the level of State government, the documentary covers the initiatives taken by the Kerala State Planning Board and highlights gender-targeted programs in sectors such as Public Works Department and Police.
Gender parity and sovereign credit rating have a direct relationship. Let’s see how. Rigorous studies have established the fact that macroeconomic and social variables determine the Sovereign Credit Rating (SCR)….