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Monday, April 02, 2018
Gender-targeted Public Funding for Political Parties: A Comparative Analysis
Gender inequality in the political process remains an important problem in all countries. Women often have less access than men to the resources needed to successfully seek a party nomination or stand in an election, and political parties tend to...
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Gender Budgeting - An Equality Policy Strategy
Gender mainstreaming and gender budgeting are fixtures of the debates and documents of the international women’s movement. Politically active women all over the world have developed gender mainstreaming as a strategy to enable them to emerge from...
Friday, January 24, 2014
Gender-responsive Public Procurement
The Government of Iraq is in the process of drafting a public procurement law. This drafting phase provides an opportunity to incorporate specific incentives for women within the law. It is expected that with these provisions, Iraqi women’s...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Gender Budget Initiatives: Strategies, Concepts, and Experiences
This book, published by UNIFEM in 2002, is a compilation of papers and statements made at the high level International Conference "Strengthening Economic and Fianncial Governance Through Gender Responsive Budgeting." The collection provides state of...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Gender Budgets Make More Cents: Country Studies and Good Practice
This Commonwealth Secretariat publication by Debbie Budlender and Guy Hewitt (2002), documents "good practice" in gender budget work from across the globe. Practitioners share their first-hand experiences and in-depth knowledge of the why, where and...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Gender Equality and Local Governance
This publication is the result of concrete activities supported by UN Women and the “Equity in Governance” (EiG) project which aimed at translating international commitments and national gender equality policy to the realities of local governance in...
Monday, March 07, 2011
Global Task Force on the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC)
GOPAC Women’s Network This workshop will consider the introduction of a women’s’ network of current and former parliamentarians and its potential roles. Participants will be invited to share empirical evidence from heir own experiences regarding,...
Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Gender Responsive Budgeting and Aid Effectiveness Knowledge Briefs
This series of knowledge briefs was produced by UNIFEM on the basis of research conducted under the European Commission-supported programme ‘Integrating Gender Responsive Budgeting into the Aid Effectiveness Agenda’. The research, which was carried...
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Gender-Responsive Budgeting: Morocco
Gender-responsive budgeting is a crucial tool for women's empowerment. In Morocco, UN Women has worked with the government to create a more tailored approach in which budgeting can have a more effective and immediate impact. As this documentary...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Gender Responsive Budgeting in Pakistan: Experience and lessons learned
This article describes the experience and lessons learned to date during the implementation of gender responsive budgeting (GRB) in Pakistan. The article provides the background, and details on GRB activities, including various GRB tools, gender...
Friday, February 20, 2009
Gender Mainstreaming in the Americas
This consolidated response highlights some of the important aspects and examples of mainstreaming gender into legislative frameworks in the Americas. Some of these include the creation of national machineries to promote gender equal policies, the...
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Gender Equality for Development Effectiveness
This paper describes experiences of the CIS countries with integrating gender equality in national policies and budgets. It includes recommendations on improving gender analysis throughout national plans, strengthening links between policy and...
Thursday, August 09, 2007
Gender Responsive Budgeting in Practice: A Training Manual
This manual specifically seeks to build understanding of gender responsive budgeting as a tool for promoting gender equity, accountability to women’s rights as well as efficiency and transparency in budget policies and processes. It adds value to...
Wednesday, August 01, 2007
Gender Responsive Budgeting And Women’s Reproductive Rights: A Resource Pack
This resource provides relevant knowledge to facilitate mainstreaming gender-responsive approaches into reproductive health programmes, and the inclusion of specific aspects of gender inequality and disadvantage into national policy frameworks. It...
Tuesday, May 08, 2007
Gender Guide to World Bank and IMF Policy-Based Lending
This guide highlights four reforms often tied to World Bank and IMF policy-based loans that intensify gender inequality and undermine the ability of women and girls to break out of poverty. It also provides a number of resources, relevant topics and...
Monday, March 12, 2007
Gender and Budgets
This report describes the importance of gender budgeting initiatives (GBIs). It includes a definition of GBIs, a description of tools for implementing GBIs, and strategies for advocating for gender-sensitive budgets.
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 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...

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