Injecting gender into the Penang Agenda

By Yasmin Bathamanathan, Photography Penang Women’s Development Corporation (PWDC)

November 2014 FEATURE
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Budgeting just got so much more progressive.Budgeting isn’t strictly about dollars and cents. Gender, for example, plays a role, too. But what exactly is gender responsive budgeting, and how is it different from normal budgeting? In order to get a better understanding of Gender Responsive and Participatory Budgeting (GRPB) and what it looks like in the Penang context, I speak to GRPB project manager Henry Loh and PWDC Communications and Advocacy officer Sharon W.H. Ling.YB Chong Eng, Dr Cecilia Ng...

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Yasmin Bathamanathan

is the Communications and External Relations officer at PWDC. She is also a published writer, award-winning playwright and theatre director.

Photography Penang Women’s Development Corporation (PWDC)