Developing Countries: Females

Department for International Development written question – answered on 24th April 2017.

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Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Opposition Whip (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.

Photo of James Wharton James Wharton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

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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