What has gender got to do with public finance and budgeting in a Kenyan perspective?

Post Date: March 21, 2019

Studies on gender and public finance belong to different schools and at times merging the two can become a tall order. While studies on public finance is concerned on government activities, which include spending, deficits and taxation, gender studies on the other hand is concerned about gendered representation in all spheres of society.  Undoubtedly, these are two distinct fields that one would not consider a merger between them. Surprisingly, these fields are intertwined to form what we call gender responsive budgeting and policy formulation. The two fields acknowledge involvement of people in public finances through public participation channels at the same seek to promote gender equality. Both schools argue that taxation and expenditure affect men and women different and for this reason we find a common ground of public finance and gender…

What has gender got to do with public finance and budgeting in a Kenyan perspective-IPFK

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