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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.


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...


Impact of Revenues on Poverty and Gender Equality: A Gender Analysis of Budgetary Processes

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This paper by Simel Esim (2000) explores the revenue side of gender budgeting. Esim also discusses policies and suggests strategies for gender-sensitive budgeting.


Impact of Government Budgets on Poverty and Gender Equality

Impact of Government Budgets on Poverty and Gender Equality

In this paper, Simel Esim (2000) focuses on expenditure and revenue instruments of fiscal policy as strategic entry points for engendering macroeconomics. The paper also includes a discussion of the potential implications of monetary policy and overall fiscal stance on poverty and gender equality.


Integrating gender equality dimensions into public financial management reforms

Integrating gender equality dimensions into public financial management reforms

This Issues Brief published by the DAC NETWORK on Gender Equality in October 2010 is on the integration of a gender equality perspective into public financial management (PFM) in partner countries. It suggests ways of using the techniques of gender-responsive budgeting (GRB). The Brief makes the case that gender responsive budgeting: is a form of financial management that seeks to ensure an efficient allocation of resources based on the needs identified can offer a win-win situation by both...


Gender Responsive Budgeting in FYR Macedonia

Gender Responsive Budgeting in FYR Macedonia

This fact sheet was produced by UNIFEM in 2007 under the UNIFEM sub -regional programme "Gender-Responsive Budgeting in South East Europe: Advancing...


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.


Making Budgets Gender- Sensitive: A Checklist for Programme-Based Aid

Making Budgets Gender- Sensitive: A Checklist for Programme-Based Aid

This checklist is meant to assist programme managers and thematic advisors in donor agencies to advance gender equality and women's empowerment within the framework of the Paris Declaration on aid effectiveness. It is also meant to help in asking crucial questions regarding gaps and opportunities for gender mainstreaming in the new aid modalities with a special emphasis on gender responsive budgeting. The document was published by the Austrian Development Cooperation in 2009.


The State of the Field of Gender Lens Investing

'The State of Gender Lens Investing' presents a survey of the current state of the field, makes sense of tensions and trends in the field and recommends directions and action by a wide variety of participants, such as philanthropists, investors, nonprofit leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs, activists and academics.


Tax Reform for Timor-Leste A New Value Added Tax

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Governments raise tax revenues so that they can meet the needs of the people they represent. Fair and equal taxation makes sure that tax laws do not discriminate against people who live traditional lives, subsistence farmers, rural business owners, women, or the poor