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Gender Budgeting – Ensuring equity in budgets

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Extracts: Expert Statements

Expert statement by Federal Minister of Health and Women’s Affairs, Dr. Sabine Oberhauser, MAS – abbreviated version:

„Ich denke, es ist Zeit, daran zu erinnern: Die Vision des Feminismus ist nicht eine ‚weibliche Zukunft‘. Es ist eine menschliche Zukunft. Ohne Rollenzwänge, ohne Macht- und Gewaltverhältnisse, ohne Männerbündelei und Weiblichkeitswahn.“ (Johanna Dohnal)

Gleichberechtigung ist ein gesamtgesellschaftliches Ziel. Je mehr ….” Link full version expert statment by Dr. Sabine Oberhauser

Expert statement by Virginija Langbakk – abbreviated version:

Europe is still dealing with the aftermath of the financial crisis that continues to affect the lives of both women and men, young and old. Many people are struggling, with 1 in 4 at risk of poverty or social exclusion. The most vulnerable are women, in particular lone parents. Now is the time for Europe to put on its gender glasses and take a closer look at …” Link full version expert statement by Virginija Langbakk

Expert statement Birgir Björn Sigurjónsson – abbreviated version:

“The City Council approved The Human Rights Policy in May 2006 and decided to start the implementation process of Gender Budgeting in 2011. Since then I have been leading the Steering Group to organize the implementation of Gender Budgeting in the city which was …” Link full version expert statement Birgir Björn Sigurjónsson

Expert statement by Prof. Dr. Edeltraud Hannapi-Egger – abbreviated version:

Gender Mainstreaming und damit verbunden die Anwendung von Gender Budgeting ist als ein konzeptionelles Instrument zur Veränderung von Entscheidungsprozessen innerhalb einer Organisation zu verstehen. Dabei werden Implikationen von Maßnahmen aus Gendersicht in den Blick und als Basis für weitere Handlungsoptionen genommen. Die WU …” Link full version expert statement by Prof. Dr. Edeltraud Hannapi-Egger


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