The occurrence of a womxns menstrual cycle should not be at the cost of their inclusion in a market-based system. This calls for a gendered exploration and an expanded conceptual understanding of the macro-economic indicator of labour productivity.
We want women to save, to invest, to control their own finance and be financially independent. Yet expenses, many of which are sudden and unexpected, ruin the best laid plans for financial independence.
In parallel with the implementation of the recovery plans, national governments and international institutions should improve their actions to support subnational governments in increasing financing and management capacity.
Designing basic infrastructure for collective use irrespective of capacity to produce them will have to be placed at the centre of planning.
This changing global context requires measures to align current infrastructure project plans with long-term development objectives. Measures related to financing, social and environmental impacts, international governance and partnership.
With the continued monetary and fiscal policy support along with other policy measures, the MSME sector has the potential to emerge as one of the crucial means of inclusive growth.