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Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender-Sensitive Budgeting
This fact sheet provides a brief explanation of gender budgeting and highlights its importance in promoting gender equality, alleviating poverty, and building human capacities. It includes a short description of advancements made in Uganda with...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender Mainstreaming in Parliaments: International Best Practices
This paper serves as a guideline for parliamentarians to facilitate the process of gender mainstreaming in Viet Nam by providing examples of best practices employed by parliaments around the world. It highlights the emerging gender issues with...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender in Electoral Processes and Systems
This presentation offers recommendations to improve gender sensitivity in election processes, outlines legal and institutional frameworks, and lists various means of encouraging political mobilization and participation.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender Equality Promotion
This article provides a summary of the strategies employed to enhance the participation of women in the political process in East Timor. It includes data and statistics concerning women in the East Timorese election and constitutional processes, as...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender Equality: Practice Note
This practice note attempts to demystify gender mainstreaming by providing straightforward suggestions on how to focus attention on gender. It covers effective entry points for advancing gender equality; the relationship between gender and issues...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender Budgeting Guidelines and Analytical Tools for Lower Local Governments (First Edition)
These guidelines were developed to address the current deficiencies in gender budgeting in Uganda. They aim to provide lower local government stakeholders with the tools and methodology to undertake gender budgeting during their planning and...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender Budgeting for Local Lower Governments: Trainees' Manual
This manual is intended to provide reference material on gender budgeting to trainees in local lower governments in Uganda. It aims to acquaint the trainees with the key concepts, processes and tools used in gender budgeting.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender Approaches in Conflict and Post-conflict Situations
This manual is designed to strengthen the capacity of UNDP staff to mainstream gender equality objectives into their recovery and rehabilitation activities in crisis and post-conflict situations. It describes the various approaches to women and...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender and The Millennium Development Goals
This fact sheet emphasizes the importance of engendering efforts to achieve the Millienium Development Goals (MDGs) and suggests several ways to make the MDG implementation and reporting process more gender-sensitive.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender-sensitive and Pro-poor Indicators of Governance
This paper argues that effective poverty eradication measures and pro-poor governance indicators must take into account women's perspectives and needs. It explores the extent to which existing indicators of governance are gender-sensitive and pro-...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender and Poverty: An Analysis for Action
This paper explores the gendered dimensions of poverty, of poverty-producing processes, and of the methods for formulating gender-sensitive poverty eradication measures within the context of development.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender and Poverty
This article examines the various approaches to understanding the relationship between women and poverty. It discusses traditional methods of analysis, which focus primarily on female-headed households, as well as new conceptualizations of poverty...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender and Energy for Sustainable Development: A Toolkit and Resource Guide
This resource guide identifies the linkages between gender and energy in the context of sustainable development. It provides suggestions and materials on how to address energy poverty by integrating gender and energy sensitivity into development...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
From Involvement to Empowerment - People Living with HIV/AIDS in Asia-Pacific
This report documents the efforts by UNDP to support the empowerment of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and related organizations in the Asia Pacific region from 2001 to 2004. It examines the achievements made and the lessons learned in the...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Fiscal Policy, Accountability and Voice: The Examples of Gender Responsive Budget Initiatives
This paper argues that participatory budgeting and analysis - whether it is pro-poor, environment-sensitive or gender responsive - offers a new and innovative means of encouraging a balanced distribution of public resources and ensuring government...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Final Evaluation of UNDP Semipalatinsk Programme Outcomes
This report evaluates the outcomes of the UNDP Semipalatinsk Programme, which aimed at alleviating poverty and raising living standards among women, small-scale entrepreneurs and rural people in the Semipalatinsk region of Kazakhstan.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Evaluation of Gender Mainstreaming in UNDP
This report assesses the overall performance of UNDP in gender mainstreaming and promoting gender equality. It examines gender mainstreaming in policies and programmes; capacity and resources for gender mainstreaming within the organization; the...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Essays on Gender and Governance
The essays in this volume explore the multiple factors that influence the process of engendering governance in complex societies. They focus particularly on the changing roles of various actors such as women’s movements, the state and civil society...

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