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An Overview of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness and the New Aid Modalities

An Overview of the Paris Declaration on Aid  Effectiveness and the New Aid Modalities

This first primer of the AWID Aid Effectiveness and Women's Rights Series published in 2008 provides an overview of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness and the subsequent new aid modalities that have emerged from donor discussions to foster a more effective and efficient use of resources for financing development.


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.


A Commonwealth Initiative to Integrate Gender into National Budgetary Processes

A Commonwealth Initiative to Integrate Gender into National Budgetary Processes

This paper by the Commonwealth Secretariat (1999) provides a rationale for the strategic goals of the Commonwealth Gender Budget Initiative at the national level and highlights the need for integrating a gender perspective in macroeconomic policies and budgets. In addition, the paper outlines the necessary tools required for a gender analysis of the budget and the results from pilot initiatives in Sri Lanka and South Africa.


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 in Support of Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

Aid in Support of Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

The report prepared by the OECD DAC provides statistics on aid focused on gender equality and women's empowerment extended by DAC members. The statistics are basedon Members' reporting on the Gender Equality Policy Marker.  Information includes the share of aid focussed on gender equality, top ten recipients, a sector breakdown and marker coverage for each DAC donor.


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...


Wife of His Majesty meets Her Highness’s Women’s Empowerment Award jury

Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council of Women (SCW), has stressed that Her Highness’s #Global #Award carries the Kingdom's message to the international community noting that women's affairs is a distinguished development issue. Her Royal Highness also reaffirmed her full commitments in supporting global policies to accelerate the pace of women's progress in keeping with the...


Winners of “Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women's Empowerment” celebrated at CSW63

On 11 March 2019, the winners of the  Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women's Empowerment  were celebrated at a side-event convened during the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. The award highlights innovative initiatives that bring about sustainable transformation for women's empowerment within their communities. Each winner will receive USD 100,000 to put towards promoting women’s empowerment. The...


GRB Comics : “ Briefly about gender budget”Russian

Comics on the topic of GRB.  For promoting better understanding of the GRB concept among civil society and wider public, including youth.