ADB: Data is essential for budgeting plans to assist women

Rosario Francisco (right) with colleagues Precinia Lizarondo and Normita Tricia Marquez attend the Opening Session of the Board of Governors at the Asian Development bank’s 52nd Annual Meeting at Denarau Nadi. Picture: REINAL CHAND

THE availability of data is very essential for evidence-based planning and budgeting to assist women in small and informal employment. Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat deputy secretary general Christelle Pratt said this while revealing that their data showed 34 per cent of women in Fiji were in the formal work sector while the rest were in […]

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