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Lessons from the Andes on Budgeting to Close the Gender Gap

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

By Milagros Salazar *

LIMA, Nov 29, 2011 (IPS) – Three countries in South America’s Andean region, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru, have a great deal to teach and share with those meeting in Busan, South Korean this week to discuss, among other things, how to make sure that development aid incorporates a gender focus in order to be effective. Continue Reading

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“Gender Budgets Help You Think About People”

Posted on 29 November 2011 by admin

Lorena Barba, specialist in gender-responsive budgeting. Credit: Courtesy of the interviewee

Estrella Gutiérrez interviews LORENA BARBA of U.N. Women’s Andean regional office

CARACAS, Nov 29  (IPS)  – Gender responsive budgeting (GRB), a U.N. Women tool to curb inequality, “helps you think about people.and to use resources in a more effective manner,” says Lorena Barba. Continue Reading

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ARGENTINA: Women Gain Budget Know-How

Posted on 07 November 2011 by admin

By Marcela Valente

Toba women discuss gender-inclusive projects at a weekly meeting in Rosario. Credit:Marcela Valente/IPS

ROSARIO, Argentina, Nov 7, 2011 (IPS) – “After so many years of feminist activism, we still hadn’t realised that you need money to get things done. When I finally understood that, it was like seeing the light. It was a whole new avenue to explore,” Argentine activist Noemí Chiarotti told IPS.

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