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A gender-responsive policy and fiscal response to the pandemic

It is important to include women and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex+ persons in the monitoring and accountability mechanisms of the government. A policy that is based on gender concerns and a gender-sensitive fiscal response to the ongoing health crisis as well as the period after that is the need of the hour.

Jashodhara Dasgupta and Sona Mitra (2020). A Gender-responsive Policy and Fiscal Response to the Pandemic. Economic & Political Weekly. 55(22).