Budgeting for equity: Gender budget initiatives within a framework of performance oriented budgeting
The following paper by Rhonda Sharp (2003) brings forth research from a project commissioned by UNIFEM. The project upon which the paper is based, sought to develop strategies that would facilitate the achievement of gender responsive budget initiative goals within a performance oriented budget framework. The paper discusses in detail the evolution, strengths and weaknesses of performance oriented budgets.
This report provides insight into the budget process from a gender perspective. It presents an overview of gender budget analysis within the framework of performance-oriented budgeting. It also includes a model for analyzing budget outcomes and strategies for attaining better gender awareness in budget planning.