UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

Improving child focused spending in local bodies in Andhra Pradesh: Constraints and opportunities

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AUTHOR Paola Pereznieto, Gopinath Reddy and K. Mayuri
ORGANIZATION Young Lives Project
TYPE Working Paper
DATE 2007
TOPIC Budgeting for children
LANGUAGE English
ABSTRACT

Budget analysis and monitoring can help to ensure that government funding priorities are consistent with the policy objectives declared by governments and also that the financial resources allocated to priority areas are spent appropriately. In particular, analysis of public spending on child-focused policies, programmes and services has emerged as a mechanism for holding governments to account with regard to how they use resources to advance the realisation of children's rights to survival, development, protection and participation.     


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