Developing Countries: Females:Written question - 70900

Q
Asked by Karl Turner
(Kingston upon Hull East)
Asked on: 13 April 2017
Department for International Development
Developing Countries: Females
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, to what extent her Department applies the principles of gender budgeting when assessing projects through UKAID.
A
Answered by: James Wharton
Answered on: 24 April 2017

The Gender Equality Act (2014) makes it a legal requirement to consider gender equality in all development and humanitarian assistance. DFID tracks spend on gender equality through the use of an internal gender marker.

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