RNZ Nine to Noon 2 June 2020

Dr Sumeo discusses some of the concerns raised in our gender analysis of Budget 2020 regarding ‘shovel-ready’ projects.

“The Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo is sounding warnings around gender inequalities in the Covid-19 economic response. She’s asked the government for a ‘please explain’ as to why when women have been disproportionately affected by the crisis, the initiatives aimed at boosting the economy mostly favour men.”

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