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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,...


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.


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.


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.


Gender and Participatory Budgeting

Gender and Participatory Budgeting

This publication was prepared in 2004 by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA- UK's leading accountancy body for public services) for DFID. Gender and participatory budgeting are increasingly being used in developing countries to give civil society groups or members of a community a means to influence the way public resources are spent. Similar approaches have also been used in the United Kingdom and there is scope for the lessons emerging from developing countries to...


GENDER-RESPONSIVE BUDGETING IN SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE: UNIFEM EXPERIENCES

This publication captures lessons learned in the course of the UNIFEM project on gender responsive budgeting (GRB) in South Eastern Europe (SEE).


Gender Responsive Budgeting and Decentralized Local Governance

Gender Responsive Budgeting and Decentralized Local Governance

This article by J. Vanishree (2008) focuses on the experiments carried out by Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on Gender Responsive Budgeting and Local Governance. Even though many studies show that decentralized local governance is struggling to establish itself as a self governing institution, experiments from selected Indian states show that the potential can be unleashed.


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.


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.


Equality and Public Finances- A Discussion Paper on Gender Responsive Budgeting

Equality and Public Finances- A Discussion Paper on Gender Responsive Budgeting

The following report, published by The Nordic Council of Ministers, is part of a Nordic cooperation project that strives to contribute to the...