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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.

With contributions from Aasha Kapur Mehta, Amita Pitre, Fattheya Khan, Renu Khanna, Ritu Dewan, Sarojini Ganju Thakur, Seema Kulkarni, Sejal Dand, Subhalakshmi Nandi, Suneeta Dhar, Udita Chatterjee, and Vibhuti Patel.

The Government of India responded to the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic by closing its borders and gradually putting in restrictions on citizen movement until 24 March 2020 when the entire country was put under complete lockdown within four hours notice. This was for three weeks to begin with and e

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Published On : 13th Jan, 2024

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