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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....


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.


Implementation of the Gender Responsive Budgeting in Peace Building and Health Programmes in Nepal

Implementation of the Gender Responsive Budgeting in Peace Building and Health Programmes in Nepal

This publication is a compilation of two studies carried out to assess GRB in the peacebuilding and Health programmes under the EC/UN Women...


Increasing Accountability in Financing for Gender Equality - Programme Brief

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The Global Programme ‘Increasing Accountability in Financing for Gender Equality’ was developed to increase financing for national gender equality commit¬ments in sixteen countries and to strengthen government and donor accountability on financing decisions and practices. Drawing on diverse country experiences, this brief showcases the programme’s comprehensive ap¬proach together with its achievements and lessons. It also provides policymakers and gender advocates with...


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...


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...


Upcoming Gender Budgeting webinars in French and Spanish!

Details on how to register for UN Women Training Center's upcoming Gender Responsive Budgeting webinars in French and Spanish. Please read more for access to direct registration links.


Gender budgeting helps empower ethnic minority women in Viet Nam

Due to gender discrimination and restrictive social roles, women and girls from ethnic minority groups in Viet Nam are particularly vulnerable to violence and discrimination. With financial support from the Government of Ireland, UN Women and the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) published a report on “Figures on Ethnic Minority Women and Men in Viet Nam 2015” presenting first-ever sex disaggregated  data on the socio-economic situation of the 53 recognized ethnic...


Afghanistan and Indonesia: South-South cooperation on GRB

From 11-16 August 2018,  the Afghanistan Office of the President, supported by UN Women and UNDP, organized a visit of senior government officials from Afghanistan to Indonesia to learn about their experiences implementing gender-responsive budgeting. Indonesia’s successful GRB story as helped the government to effectively distribute public funds to address the needs of women and men. The visit contributed to the development of a community of practice which opens dialogues between...