This video is part of ACCA’s resources on gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) for public sector finance professionals. Women were hit particularly hard during the COVID-19 pandemic since they are often in sectors most affected by lockdowns and the recession.
As a result, economic recovery packages need to account for this disparity and public financial professionals must consider the impact of fiscal policies on women. One way of doing this is by using sex-disaggregated data in public sector budgets and targeting financial responses in ways that cater to the particular needs and situations of women. Further information can be found at: