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Show us the money is violence against women on the HIV&AIDS funding agenda?

Show us the money is violence against women on the HIV&AIDS funding agenda?

In response to the growing body of evidence on violence and HIV&AIDS, and in response to calls by human rights advocates for effective action on these issues, international institutions and national governments have articulated a concern to address gender-based violence, including within the context of HIV&AIDS. Little is known, however, about what is actually being done to address these issues in policies, programming and funding, and whether the efforts that are underaway are truly based on...


Gender in Fiscal Policies: The Case of West Bengal

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This document, represents the gender analysis that was conducted on Tanzania's 2003-2004 National Budget. The study conducted by Tanzania Gender Networking Programme (TGNP) opens with characteristics of a gender-sensitive and pro-poor budget and continues with the analysis of Tanzania's 2003-2004 revenues and expenditures. It includes recommendations for more equitable and pro-poor budgeting, priority sectors, health, agriculture and water, within Tanzania.


Gender Responsive Budgeting in Education

Gender Responsive Budgeting in Education

This advocacy brief published in 2010 by UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education was written by Reina Ichii. The author argues that achieving the Education for All (EFA) goals by 2015 requires the design and implementation of programmes that are specifically aimed at achieving the desired outcomes. Budgets required for implementing those programmes must be made available and consistently monitored to ensure that funds are spent in the right places and are effective in achieving the...


Financing HIV and AIDS Interventions: Implications for Gender Equality

Financing HIV and AIDS Interventions: Implications for Gender Equality

Background paper prepared in May 2007 for the Commonwealth Secretariat by Dr Robert Carr, Caribbean Centre of Communication for Development, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica Commonwealth Secretariat.


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...


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...


‘Incorporating Gender Perspective in Sectoral Policies, Strategies and Programmes’

‘Incorporating Gender Perspective in Sectoral Policies, Strategies and Programmes’

This guide was developed in Kyrgyzstan to conduct appropriate training seminars among staff of ministries and agencies responsible for the development...


New opportunities for gender equality? ! PRSPs en SWAPs from a gender perspective

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This easy-to-read publication seeks to contribute to the reflection process on an approach and a set of instruments that are geared towards the evolution in development thinking and practice. The note first argues why a gender dimension is best integrated into the evolving aid modalities.  The extent to which PRSPs and SWAPs in practice take into account lessons learned is examined. Finally, the note discusses a number of avenues for making the new forms of aid more gender-sensitive, taking into...


Gender Responsive Budgeting and Women's Reproductive Rights: A Resource Pack

Gender Responsive Budgeting and Women's Reproductive Rights: A Resource Pack

This resource pack authored by Debbie Budlender provides relevant knowledge to facilitate mainstreaming gender-responsive approaches into reproductive health programmes, and the inclusion of specific aspects of gender inequality and disadvantage into national policy frameworks. It focuses primarily on health, particularly reproductive health; on HIV/AIDS; and on violence against women as it relates to health services. The Resource Pack was produced in 2006 under a joint UNFPA/UNIFEM partnership....