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Social oversight report- Santa Rosa de Copán

The document is presented in the framework of Financing for Gender Equality (F4GE), with European Union funds, specifically in the project of cooperation and assistance between UN Women and the Women Solidarity Commission (CCMS). It is a social monitoring report made to the City of Santa Rosa de Copan budget in the fiscal year 2013. The report contains the findings from the oversight process, in addition to comments obtained at the conference held socialization and validation between the CCMS,...


Selected Sectors within the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Selected Sectors within the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

This study by Innova Consulting provides an analysis of budgeting and gender issues, and gives recommendations for the implementation of GRB in two Federal Ministries and one Federal Institute in BIH in 2009. These three institutions were suggested by the Federal Gender Center (FGC) and confirmed by the FBIH parliament to be the first ones to implement GRB within the FBIH. Therefore, the research presented here gives analysis and tools for the first phase of GRB implementation within the...


Show us the money is violence against women on the HIV&AIDS funding agenda?

Show us the money is violence against women on the HIV&AIDS funding agenda?

In response to the growing body of evidence on violence and HIV&AIDS, and in response to calls by human rights advocates for effective action on these issues, international institutions and national governments have articulated a concern to address gender-based violence, including within the context of HIV&AIDS. Little is known, however, about what is actually being done to address these issues in policies, programming and funding, and whether the efforts that are underaway are truly based on...


Stratégie nationale de Planification et de Budgétisation Sensible au Genre (PBSG) au Mali

The publication presents experiences on gender responsive planning, Policy and Budgeting in Mali.


Summary Baseline studies on Gender mainstreaming in sector policies for the ministry of environment

This study was conducted as part of the overall program, "Increasing accountability in financing for gender equality" (F4GE), undertaken by UN WOMEN, with the financial support of the European Commission and the Government of Spain. This program aims to support the government of Senegal in gender mainstreaming in the planning, programming and budgeting.


Summary Baseline studies on Gender mainstreaming in sector policies for the Ministry of Water and Sanitation

The study aimed also at conducting a gender analysis of the sector plan of the Ministry of Water and Sanitation. It aims also at assessing the capacity of the staff on gender sensitive budgeting, programming and planning.


Realizing Their Needs: Women's Access to Public Services in Sector Decentralization

Realizing Their Needs: Women's Access to Public Services in Sector Decentralization

Since 2004, 13 research projects supported in South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America by the Women's Rights and Citizenship program of Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) have been exploring exactly how decentralization affects women's access to services, resources, and local power. The findings show that these reforms do not automatically benefit women, and can even put them at a disadvantage.


Response of Aid Agencies to VAW in Central America

Response of Aid Agencies to VAW in Central America

This report focuses on the responses of international aid agencies working on violence against women (VAW) in Central America and, in particular, the situation in Honduras. One of the conclusions of the publication is that International organisations should commit to gender budgeting, which is important as an indicator and create mechanisms to monitor their own organisations performance on VAW.


Reforma Impostu Rendimentu no Konsumu ba Timor-Leste

Policy Brief TET

Rezumu ne’e hanesan sumáriu ida bazeia ba Relatóriu UN Women nian, Reforma Impostu Rendimentu no Konsumu ba Timor-Leste: Impaktu Jéneru no Pobreza, Opsaun Polítika, no Rekomendasaun.


Report on Morocco Local Level GRB initiative,UNIFEM 2005

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This report presents the results of a research aimed at developing a diagnosis and an analysis of the opportunities that stem from introducing a gender approach in budgetary processes in some communes of Morocco. It was prepared under a joint UNIFEM/EU initiative supporting the integration of a gender approach in the systems and budgetary processes at local level in the context of decentralization. The report is in French.


Recommendations and guidelines for introducing the gender perspective to local budgets in Bosnia...

Recommendations and guidelines for introducing the gender perspective to local budgets in Bosnia...

The publication presents a set of instruments for the analysis of public revenues and expenditures from a gender perspective. The authors analyzed...


Report on gender assessment of donor strategic documents in Kyrgyzstan

This report on  gender assessment of  donor strategic documents by GIZ and  World Bank.


Report of the UN Secretary-General on Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women

Report of the UN Secretary-General on Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women

The present report of the UN Secretary-General on Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women, January 2008 has been prepared in accordance with the programme of work of the Commission on the Status of Women for 2007-2009, which identified Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women as the priority theme for the fifty-second session. The report analyses the current situation of financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women and proposes recommendations...


Road to Busan

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This document prepared by the Working Party on Aid Effectiveness (WP-EFF) provides background information on the High Level Forum 4. It includes a description of the purpose, structure, substantive ;themes, preparation process and milestones.


Health Rights of Women Assessment Instrument (HeRWAI) 2006

Health Rights of Women Assessment Instrument (HeRWAI) 2006

The Health Rights of Women Assessment Instrument (HeRWAI) is a tool developed by the Humanist Committee on Human Rights (HOM) in 2006 to enhance lobbying activities for better implementation of women's health rights. A HeRWAI analysis links what actually happens with what should happen according to the human rights obligations of a country.


HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: Public budgets for the epidemic...

HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: Public budgets for the epidemic...

This study of HIV/AIDS, human rights and budgets in five Latin American countries (Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Nicaragua) was prepared by Fundar Centro de An¡lisis e Investigaci, October 2004. The study is part of an international initiative, coordinated by the AIDS Budget Unit of Idasa in South Africa and generously supported by SIDA (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency). The regional coordination for Latin America was undertaken by Fundar. The report aims to...


Harmonised Indicators on Gender Equality and the Status of Women in Albania

Harmonised Indicators on Gender Equality and the Status of Women in Albania

The publication serves as a basic manual for collecting data, assessing gender equality and the status of women in Albania and developing proposals to further improve them in such areas as women’s participation in the decision-making, education, employment, defense, social welfare, health, media and domestic violence.


How To Make The Law Work? Budgetary Implications of Domestic Violence Policies in Latin America

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This synthesis paper examines the evolution of efforts to address domestic violence in Latin America. In the outset, the authors elucidate the methodological dilemmas involved in collecting data on domestic violence. The paper discusses some of the outcom


Handbook on Costing Gender Equality

Handbook on Costing Gender Equality

The Handbook is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to costing gender equality priorities. It responds to the growing demand for guidance on estimating the financing needs for achieving gender equality commitments.


How can PFM Reforms Contribute to Gender Equality Outcomes

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This paper provides guidance on how to make Public Finance Management (PFM) reforms gender responsive. It presents an overview of PFM reforms and explains how and why they are important to the achievement of gender equality outcomes. The paper aims to link ongoing work on gender responsive budgeting (GRB) with broader PFM reform efforts by increasing understanding of GRB among PFM practitioners and increasing understanding of PFM reforms among gender experts to support better results for gender equality and women's empowerment.