UN Women's work on financing for gender equality supports the implementation of government and donor policy commitments to gender equality and women’s rights. Our work aims to strengthen policy, planning and budgeting processes at national and local levels for improved government accountability, transparency and service delivery. The full and equal participation of women and civil society is central to achieve these objectives.

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GRB is priority area for Mexico

  • Publish Date: Sep 12, 2017

At the International Meeting on Gender Statistics, 6-7 of September 2017, the Mexican National Women’s Institute (INMUJERES) presented its work to strengthen the integration of a gender perspective into public policy. Specifically, INMUJERES emphasized budgets for gender equality as one of their four priority areas. Additionally, they highlighted the importance of generating gender statistics, developing a gender responsive normative framework, and monitoring public policies through the National System of Equality.

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OECD Gender Budgeting Expert Meeting

  • Publish Date: May 18, 2017

The Working Party of Senior Budget Officials, as part of the Directorate of Public Governance of the OECD, convened an Experts Meeting on Gender Budgeting from 18 - 19 May 2017 in Reykjavik, Iceland. The meeting brought together senior budget officials from OECD and non-OECD countries, as well as multilateral organizations, to share experiences and promote cross-country learning on gender responsive budgeting. UN Women was invited to present its new methodology for SDG Indicator 5.c.1 which measures the “proportion of countries with systems to track and make public allocations to gender equality and women’s empowerment”. This SDG indicator has been developed by UN Women, UNDP and the OECD in the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will be crucial for countries to assess progress towards achieving SDG5.

GRB Course - UN Women Training Centre

  • Publish Date: Feb 16, 2017

Based on UN Women's experience supporting the implementation of Gender-Responsive Budgeting, the UN Women Training Centre located in Santo Domingo has developed courses on Gender-Responsive Budgeting for basic, intermediate and advanced participants in three languages, i.e. English, Spanish and French.

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Tax Reform for Timor-Leste A New Value Added Tax

Governments raise tax revenues so that they can meet the needs of the people they represent. Fair and equal taxation makes sure that tax laws do not discriminate against people who live traditional lives, subsistence farmers, rural business owners, women, or the poor

A Difference between Men and Women - The Income

Highlighting differences in income between men and women is an essential part of understanding the effects that taxation may pose on each group. From the perspective of equality-oriented politics, it is important and necessary to continually identify gender-related differences in income and examine their causes in order to respect equality of opportunity for men and women. This study by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance reminds the readers of the existing income discrepancies based on current statistics and examines the effects of taxation, which is gender-neutral in its legal formulation, on these differences, especially with regard to the most recent tax reform.

Reforma Fiskál Bá Timor-Leste Impostu Valór Akresentadu Foun

Governu Timor-Leste foti hela pasu atu aumenta despeza naun-petrolíferu hosi orsamentu estadu hodi halo revizaun bá ninia polítika fiskál – liuliu ninia lei tributária sira.ti