ISBN 9781919798837
Pages 96
Dimensions 280 x 210 mm
Published 2005
Publisher Idasa, South Africa
Format Paperback

Investigating the Implications of Ten Years of Democracy for Women

What do the Budgets Say?

edited by Penny Parenzee

This study analyses ten years of South Africa's government budgets from a gender perspective. It considers the budgets of four government departments - Labour, Social Development, Justice and Constitutional Development, and Safety and Security - assessing the role each department has played in implementing gender equality during the first ten years of post-apartheid democracy.

Questions addressed are: whether policies are gender- sensitive; whether sufficient budgets are allocated to implement gender-sensitive policies; whether expenditure is made as planned; and the impacts of such policies in promoting gender equality.

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About the Editor

Penny Parenzee

Penny Parenzee coordinates the Women's Budget Unit of the Institute for Democracy in South Africa's (IDASA) Budget Information Service.

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