Anna Zachorowska is Erasmus Coordinator at the Institute of Economics, Finance and Management der Jagiellonian University, Poland.
- What made you get active in Gender Budgeting? What do your present activities in this area look like?
I am an academic whose main area of research is feminist economics. I am writing mainly about macroeconomics and gender. Since I was theoretically interested in this subject in 2012, a group of human rights activists from Krakow asked me to become a part of project concerned with the city of Krakow. This a group of activists we have prepared a gender budget of the city of Krakow.
- Could you please summarise your experiences with Gender Budgeting in national projects.
The project that I was personally involved in was a national project concentrated on the second biggest city in Poland – Krakow. Additionally I was also involved in the report concerning the possibility of adoptation of Austrian gender responsive budgeting in Poland, within the European project Exchange of good practices on gender equality.Continue Reading POLAND: Looking Beyond Our Nose