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A Difference between Men and Women - The Income

This study by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance discusses 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.


Aid Effectiveness and the Implementation of SCR 1325 in Nepal

Aid Effectiveness and the Implementation of SCR 1325 in Nepal

The EC/UN Partnership has reviewed the extent to which commitments to women's security and peacebuilding needs have been financed by Official Development Assistance (ODA) in four different post-conflict situations: the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nepal, Bougainville (Papua New Guinea), and Aceh (Indonesia). A 2008 study by UNIFEM found that government and donor efforts to integrate gender priorities in peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction processes in Nepal were limited, and that...


Aid and Gender Equality. Research and Communication on Foreign Aid

Aid and Gender Equality. Research and Communication on Foreign Aid

The paper provides a comprehensive overview and guide to complex issue of linkages between aid and gender equality. Moreover, the position paper addresses the intricate linkages and identifies existing challenges for future action in development practice and research with a view to increasing aid efficiency.


Aid in Support of Gender Equality in Fragile and Conflict-affected States

Aid in Support of Gender Equality in Fragile and Conflict-affected States

The present study is a contribution to mark the 10th anniversary of the adoption of UNSCR 1325, and provides an overview of DAC members' funding targeted to gender equality in fragile and conflict-affected states. It was prepared with the assistance of members of the DAC Network on Gender Equality (GENDERNET) and the DAC Working Party on Statistics (WP-STAT). The main findings of the study are, On average, one-third of DAC members' aid to fragile states targets gender equality as a principal or...


Gender Equality and Taxation in VietNam

This discussion paper “Gender equality and tax: issues and recommendations for Viet Nam” is designed to help policymakers and relevant stakeholders understand the linkages between gender inequalities, tax laws, and tax policy options. Specifically, this paper examines the gender impact of tax laws and tax incentives in Viet Nam, including in relation to personal income taxes, corporate income taxes, consumption taxes such as the VAT, and the role of social protection programs.


Income and Consumption Tax Reform for Timor Leste UNW 2016

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This brief is a summary based on the UN Women Report, Income and Consumption Tax Reform for Timor-Leste: Gender and Poverty Impact, Policy Options, and Recommendations.


Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda-Morocco report

Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda-Morocco report

This research was carried out by Ms Nalini Burn, GRB Expert under the programme "Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda" launched by UNIFEM and the European Commission (EC) in 2008. The first part of this case study briefly outlines the development management context: examining official development assistance to Morocco, focusing on two donors, the European Union (EU) and Spain; describing the planning and budgetary system and process as well as the extent and...


Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda: Cameroon Report

Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda: Cameroon Report

This report presents the findings of a country review carried out in Cameroon by NTAKEU Bruno and Fon Mercy under the programme "Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda" launched by UNIFEM and the European Commission (EC) in 2008. The first part of the report looks at the macroeconomic context and the context of aid management in Cameroon. The second part examines the country's experience in gender-responsive budgeting. The last part focuses on an analysis of...


Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda-Uganda Report

Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda-Uganda Report

This report presents the findings of a country review carried out in Uganda by Nite Tanzarn under the programme"Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda" launched by UNIFEM and the European Commission (EC) in 2008. The report describes how gender responsive budgeting (GRB) work has engaged with the key aid effectiveness instruments in Uganda over the past five years. The instruments include the poverty reduction strategy paper/poverty eradication action plan...


Integrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda -Tanzania Report

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This report presents the findings of a country review carried out in Tanzania by Liisa Kytoa  under the programme "ntegrating gender responsive budgeting into the aid effectiveness agenda" launched by UNIFEM and the European Commission (EC) in 2008. The first sections provide a brief background to the country, covering the main development indicators, volumes, sources and specific structures related to development aid in Tanzania. The report then focuses on the development management practices...