10 THINGS WOMEN SHOULD EXPECT FROM #BUDGET2015: EXPERT SPEAK
The Union Budget for this year will be out tomorrow on 28th February, 2015. With the new Government in power, expectations are high and every individual, right from financial experts to small business owners to students are glued in to know how the Budget will impact them.
JaagoRe took this opportunity to explore what is being done to improve the status of women in India and how far we need to go to achieve equality for women.
We invited IndiaSpend, the first data journalism initiative to share their findings and opinions with us for a live twitter chat.
Here are excerpts from the chat:
@JaagoRe Yes, last year, allocation to women and child development was Rs 21,193.88 crore; overall allocation for women was Rs 98,030 crore.— IndiaSpend (@IndiaSpend) February 27, 2015
The Homemaker: Does her work count in any way in the Union Budget?
Working Mothers: Do they deserve a fair share from the Union Budget?
The 1000 crore Nirbhaya fund: How is it being used?
Key areas Budget 2015 needs to focus for women's upliftment in India
Budget 2015: Will it make it or break it for women?
Today we are still not living in a country where women feel are free of fear. Education, crime, safety, sanitation, financial security for women among others, are some important areas that need attention of the Government. Will the Government take the opportunity and let #Budget2015 empower women in India? Share your views with us. Please join the conversation on www.facebook.com/jaagore and https://twitter.com/JaagoRe
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