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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High Level Lab Debate on Financing for Gender Equality

  • Publish Date: Jun 08, 2018

The twelfth edition of the European Development Days (EDD) took place in Brussels from 5 - 6 June 2018 under the overarching theme"Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest." At the EDD, UN Women organized a High-Level lab Debate on Gender Responsive Budgeting. The session was moderated by Ermira Lubani, UN Women's Regional GRB Manager, who emphasized UN Women's work in Europe and central Asia with the support of ADA, Swiss-Development and the EU....

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Upcoming Gender Budgeting webinars in French and Spanish!

  • Publish Date: May 10, 2018

Details on how to register for UN Women Training Center's upcoming Gender Responsive Budgeting webinars in French and Spanish. Please read more for access to direct registration links.

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2018 FFD Forum Expert Session on Gender Equality

  • Publish Date: Apr 27, 2018

2018 marked the first year gender equality was featured as part of the main Financing for Development (FFD) Forum programme. An expert session brought together three leading experts to review trends in financing for gender equality and explore options to increase fiscal space at the national and local level.

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United Nations Public Service Awards 2018

Promoting gender-responsive public services at the core of transforming governance to realize the SDGs. UN Women recognizes excellence in public service at the upcoming United Nations Public Service Awards, to take place on  22 June 2018 in Marrakesh, The Kingdom of Morocco. Click to access the event's site!

Recent Resources

Gender Taxation and Equality in Developing Countries

Discussion paper examining the gender impact of personal, corporate and consumption taxes and proposing alternative tax policies to promote gender equality.

Discussion Paper on Measuring Sustainable Development Goal Indicator 5c1

Paper discussing the definition and measurement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Indicator 5.c.1 (reclassified to Tier II) and discussing the relationship of SDG Indicator 5.c.1 with other Indicators.