Gender-Responsive Budgeting (GRB)
KP Budget FY2022-23
27-29 December 2022, Islamabad
KP’s Women Parliamentary Caucus successfully advocated an allocation of Rs,3.5 billion in KP’s Budget FY2022-23 with support from Omar Asghar Khan Foundation and Shirkat Gah.
To track expenditure, the WPC was assisted in convening a two-day meeting that brought together legislators and senior government officials. Comprehensive presentations on budget allocations and projects/schemes updates were made by senior representatives from Social Welfare & Women Empowerment, Education, Health, Population Welfare, Agriculture, Industries (TEVTA), Forestry, Planning & Development and Finance Departments. Challenges were also highlighted and recommendations made to promote GRB. The meeting also assisted the WPC to develop GRB proposals for the province’s budget FY2023-24.