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Uganda Health Sector Gender Budget Analysis 2001/2002

Uganda Health Sector Gender Budget Analysis 2001/2002

The following short paper by FOWODE published in 2003 provides a gender analysis of the health budget in Uganda. The paper briefly discusses health indicators in Uganda since the implementation of the Health Sector Strategic Plan (HSSP), poverty reduction interventions and additional health sector reforms. The paper outlines some of the challenges and disparities in accessibility and use of health facilities, analyzes Uganda's health policy and makes recommendations for the health sector.


Key messages on Financing for Development

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Transformative financing for gender equality and women’s empowerment commitments:  Expectations from Financing for Development Conference  Gender equality and women’s empowerment are central to the achievement of sustainable development. The Rio+20 outcome document, “The Future We Want” (A/Res/66/288), reaffirmed the vital role of women and the need for their full and equal participation and leadership in the economic, social and environmental dimensions of...



Facilitators Manual GRB Haiti Fr

This manual for trainers give them knowledge and tools to: become familiar with gender analysis and its application in national planning; explore the basic principles of gender budgeting and understand its value added to the national planning; understand how to mainstream gender in all stages of the budget cycle; appropriate methodology of gender budgeting, particularly in the area political participant (e) training.


Fiscal Policy and Gender Equity in Bolivia Sp

Fiscal policy is defined as the part of economic policy through which the State, by choosing certain sources of income seeks to finance the exercise of its functions and activities and thus establishes the allocation of resources to implement them. Therefore, through fiscal policy the government acts on your expenses and income. It includes measures relating to multiple areas of the economy such as: the regime tax, public spending, internal and external state debt or operations and financial...


Financing the unfinished business of gender equality and women's rights: priorities for the post-2015 framework

Financing the unfinished business of gender equality and women's rights: priorities for the post-2015 framework

This technical paper analyses investments by OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors in six policy areas that are priorities for the...


Financing HIV and AIDS Interventions: Implications for Gender Equality

Financing HIV and AIDS Interventions: Implications for Gender Equality

Background paper prepared in May 2007 for the Commonwealth Secretariat by Dr Robert Carr, Caribbean Centre of Communication for Development, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica Commonwealth Secretariat.


Financial Requirements of Achieven Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

Financial Requirements of Achieven Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

Using country-level data, the paper estimates the costs of interventions aimed at promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda. It then uses these estimates to calculate the costs of such interventions in other low-income countries. Finally, the paper projects the financing gap for interventions that aim directly at achieving gender equality, first for the five countries, and subsequently for all low-income countries


Financing for Development: Aid Effectiveness and Gender-Responsive Budgets

Financing for Development: Aid Effectiveness and Gender-Responsive Budgets

Background paper prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat in May 2007 by Debbie Budlender, Community Agency for Social Enquiry, Cape Town, South Africa. This paper attempts to make the case for financing gender equality for development, and to explore how this can be done. Because the issues related to financing gender equality for development are so numerous, the paper obviously cannot discuss all in equal detail. It thus pays particular attention to the ways in which the context of such...


Financing for Gender equality and Tracking Systems

Financing for Gender equality and Tracking Systems

This note provides an overview of existing gender equality markers and reviews issues relating to the tracking and monitoring of investments related to gender equality and women’s empowerment. It is intended as an input into the development of a guidance note for the UN system on principles and standards for the design, implementation and reporting systems on investments that support gender equality and women’s empowerment in the UN system.