The Ministry of Gender is mandated to promote gender equality and protect the welfare of Malawian women, men, girls, and boys with special focus on persons with disabilities and older persons to become self-reliant and active participants and beneficiaries of the national socio-economic development agenda. The estimated budget for this fiscal year is MK 31 billion, a 14% decrease from
The Malawi National 2023/24 FY budget was proposed by the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs on 02nd March, 2023 to the National Assembly for consideration. What are the Gender Implications of the 2023/24 FY budget?
A gender mainstreaming method called gender responsive budgeting (GRB) is used to create gender-sensitive budget analysis, budgets, and policies. Gender Responsive Budgeting, sometimes also referred to as “Gender Budgeting,” is an “approach founded on the assumption that budgets are not gender neutral and that the decisions governments make about how to generate and allocate resources can reinforce, perpetuate, or alleviate