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Taxation: Half the Story of the Budgeting Process

Taxation: Half the Story of the Budgeting Process

The document by Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE), is a brief paper on the gender analysis of the Uganda taxation sector. This gender analysis provides a basis for investigating the gender dimension in tax policy formulation and Central Government tax administration carried out by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA).


The Goal is Poverty Eradication

The Goal is Poverty Eradication

The brief paper brings forth a gender analysis of the finance sector in Uganda. The paper underlines the importance of integrating gender guidelines into the budget as the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development (MFPED) strive towards their goal of diminishing absolute poverty to less than 10 percent by the year 2017. Conducting sex-disaggregrated benefit assessments of policies, gender sensitive evaluation of public expenditures and evaluating gender implications of the...


Action for Development (ACFODE) Experiences at the Local Level

Action for Development (ACFODE) Experiences at the Local Level

The publication is comprehensive review of ACFODE of Uganda's gender budgeting experiences at the local level. Among some of the topics discussed in the newsletter are ACFODE's initiatives, mission, activities, lessons learnt, local level gender budget research and more.


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.


FOWODE GRB Story

Story portraying the importance of gender responsive budgeting (GRB) and the activism for the advancement of women in decision-making and leadership by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) in Uganda.


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.


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...


Gender Analysis of Uganda's Budget 2003-2004

Gender Analysis of Uganda's Budget 2003-2004

This document is a gender analysis of Uganda's 2003-2004 budget prepared by Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) The report discusses some of the emerging gender issues and concerns in the Ugandan 2003-2004 budget, potential gendered outcomes as well as recommendations for achieving future gender-sensitive budgets.


Gender Budgeting Guidelines and Analytical Tools at local level in Uganda

Gender Budgeting Guidelines and Analytical Tools at local level in Uganda

The Gender Budgeting guidelines have been developed to address the current deficiencies in gender budgeting. They aim to provide LLG stakeholders with a systematic way of developing budgets that address the need of females and males equitably. They provide the tools and methodology on how LLG stakeholders can undertake Gender Budgeting.


Gender and Trade: Impacts and Implications for Financial Resources for Gender Equality

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This background paper was prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat in May 2007 by Mariama Williams, Adjunct Associate, Center of Concern, Washington DC and Research Adviser for the International Gender and Trade Network. The paper explores in great detail to what extent the multilateral trading system can help to support the financing of gender equality and women's economic and social empowerment in Commonwealth developing countries.