7Emerging markets and developing countries

A survey of gender budgeting efforts

I. Introduction

This chapter surveys gender budgeting in selected emerging markets and developing countries. Mexico, Morocco, and Ukraine have achieved notable success in their efforts to establish gender budgeting policies and programs. In addition, Argentina, Brazil, and Chile have achieved significant fiscal policy reforms in reaching gender-equality and anti-poverty goals, albeit outside the framework of gender budgeting.

Emerging markets and developing countries are diverse, both in terms of their economic and fiscal policy and managerial structures and in terms of the degree of gender equality that they have achieved. Thus, it is difficult to generalize about ...

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