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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...


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.


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.


The missing link: Applied budget work as a tool to hold governments accountable for maternal...

The missing link: Applied budget work as a tool to hold governments accountable for maternal...

This brief explores the relevance of civil society budget analysis and advocacy (i.e., budget work) and its potential as a tool to hold governments accountable for their maternal mortality reduction commitments. In doing so, it discusses three recent examples of civil society groups engaged with budget analysis and advocacy: Fundar, Center for Analysis and Research in Mexico; Women's Dignity in Tanzania; and the Center for Budget and Governance Accountability in India. The work of these...


A Practitioner’s Guide to Gender responsive planning and implementation

A Practitioner’s Guide to Gender responsive planning and implementation

The guide brings together and synthesises several innovative and tested strategies on gender responsive planning & implementation from across India....


Gender in Local Planning’. Guidebook for civil society organizations  

Gender in Local Planning’. Guidebook for civil society organizations  

The manual is addressed to representatives of civil society and aimed at increasing their participation in the development of local development...


Gender-Sensitive Local Auditing: Initiatives from India to Build Accountability to Women

Gender-Sensitive Local Auditing: Initiatives from India to Build Accountability to Women

This article from the World Bank Institute's Development Outreach Journal discusses the importance of citizen's efforts to audit directly the...


Budgeting for Women's Rights: Monitoring Government Budgets for Compliance with CEDAW

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The report makes a significant contribution to the advocacy work on the transparency of budgets. It provides arguments for increasing the accountability of government budgets to women's rights.


Budgeting for Women's Rights Monitoring Government Budgets for Compliance with CEDAW: a summary...

Budgeting for Women's Rights Monitoring Government Budgets for Compliance with CEDAW: a summary...

A summary guide for policy makers, gender equality and human rights advocates" is a publication based on a report by Diane Elson "Budgeting for Women's Rights: Monitoring Government Budgets for Compliance with CEDAW" by UNIFEM 2006. The publication developed by UNIFEM in 2008 articulates what it means to take an explicitly rights-based approach to government budgets and draws on the lessons of Gender Budgets Initiatives (GBIs) experiences around the world. It links governments' commitments under...


Budgeting for Women's Rights Monitoring Government Budgets for Compliance with CEDAW: summary..(Fr )

Budgeting for Women's Rights Monitoring Government Budgets for Compliance with CEDAW: summary..(Fr )

A summary guide for policy makers, gender equality and human rights advocates" is a publication based on a report by Diane Elson "Budgeting for Women's Rights: Monitoring Government Budgets for Compliance with CEDAW" by UNIFEM 2006. The publication developed by UNIFEM in 2008 articulates what it means to take an explicitly rights-based approach to government budgets and draws on the lessons of Gender Budgets Initiatives (GBIs) experiences around the world. It links governments' commitments under...