How can Parliamentarians make an effective contribution? – Gender-Responsive Budget


How can Parliamentarians Make an effective contribution: Gender-Responsive Budget, a briefing paper by PILDAT, is a special presentation for parliamentarians to develop their parliamentary skills and understanding that is o crucial towards the discharge of their duties as public representatives. Authored by Mohammed Sabir, National expert, Gender-Responsive Budgeting Initiative, Ministry of Finance, the paper provides practical advice and guidelines to MPs on how they can play a stronger and productive role in the budget debate by equipping them with the skills needed to contribute to the development of a gender-responsive budget and bring gender equality perspectives to bear on legislation and public policies and programmes. The paper also highlights the various initiatives specifically adopted to promote gender responsive budgeting by the government of Pakistan during the recent years and examines the role of Parliamentarians in the development of a gender-responsive budget.