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Labour’s fourth ‘well-being budget’ still comes up short on the well-being of women

All budgets are about economics and politics, and 2022’s was no different. The Labour government continued its economic rebuild through commitments to infrastructure and industry, low- and middle-income earners’ living costs, and the successful implementation of signature reforms in health and climate.

What the Budget means for women

By Jennifer Curtin, Suzy Morrissey and Sarah Bickerton Jennifer Curtin is the head of the Gender Responsive Analysis and Budgeting project, run out of the Public Policy Institute at the University of Auckland, with funding from MBIE, Suzy Morrissey is a Research...

Why Gender Budgeting Matters: Submission to the Victorian Parliament – Jennifer Curtin

Submission to the Inquiry into Gender Responsive Budgeting Professor Jennifer Curtin Director, Public Policy Institute University of Auckland [republished from Victorian Parliamentary Website  https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/paec/article/4346] 2 December 2019 Lizzie...

Where does gender equality fit into the Budget?

Jennifer Curtin and Suzy Morrissey discuss how gender differences might impact the Government’s budget priorities *Originally published in Newsroom. Republished with permission. The Wellbeing Budget is a new initiative for New Zealand. However, asking states to go...

Professor Jennifer Curtin attends the OECD Experts’ Meeting on Gender Budgeting

In June 2018, Professor Jennifer Curtin attended the OECD Experts’ Meeting on Gender Budgeting. The meeting hosted senior budget officials from OECD and non-OECD countries and multilateral organisations to share experiences and promote cross-country learning on gender-responsive budgeting. Jennifer presented a review of New Zealand to the OECD’s Roundtable on ‘Better Governance on Gender Equality.’  Jennifer is one of the few non-government members of the Gender Budgeting Experts Group and continues to liaise with the OECD on new global developments in gender-responsive budgeting and mainstreaming gender analysis.

 

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‘Shovel ready’ found wanting for women

The Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, Saunoamaali'i Dr Karanina Sumeo is sounding warnings around lack of gender analysis in the government's budgeting for the Covid-19 economic response. She's asked the government for a 'please explain' as to why when...

Women’s Minister Julie Anne Genter’s proposal for gender lenses on budget denied by Treasury

University of Auckland Professor Jennifer Curtin – an academic who has done extensive work on gender politics – said the Treasury should "without hesitation" reconsider its position so the process is ready by Budget 2021. "It is both doable and desirable and could...

‘Shovel ready’ found wanting for women

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...

Covid 19 Coronavirus: Government’s economic response slammed for favouring men

"Professor Jennifer Curtin, the head of University of Auckland's Public Policy Institute, said gender had to be considered if New Zealand wanted to move forward."  This article features content from both our first Gender Impact Analysis Policy Forum, and from an...

What the Budget means for women

By Jennifer Curtin, Suzy Morrissey and Sarah Bickerton Jennifer Curtin is the head of the Gender Responsive Analysis and Budgeting project, run out of the Public Policy Institute at the University of Auckland, with funding from MBIE, Suzy Morrissey is a Research...

Where does gender equality fit into the Budget?

Jennifer Curtin and Suzy Morrissey discuss how gender differences might impact the Government’s budget priorities *Originally published in Newsroom. Republished with permission. The Wellbeing Budget is a new initiative for New Zealand. However, asking states to go...