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Yamini Mishra works with Amnesty International, International Secretariat, as the Director of the Global Issues Programme. Her areas of work include gender, sexuality, and identity; economic and social justice; business, security and human rights; and refugees and migrant rights. Previously, she was the Regional Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) Specialist for the Regional Office for Asia Pacific for UN Women. In her role, she served as a Policy Specialist, providing technical support on GRB to various stakeholders in Asia Pacific. Before joining UN Women, Yamini was the Executive Director, Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), Delhi. She serves as the Chair of the Board of the Centre for Democracy and Social Action and is on the Governing Board of the Centre for Agrarian Reform and Economic Studies. She has recently been appointed to the Advisory Group of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Financing for Gender Equality.
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The state of Bihar was one of the early starters on Gender Responsive Budgeting in India, having published its first ‘Gender Budget Statement’ in 2008-09. Based on a review of the literature on th...