UN Women's work on financing for gender equality supports the implementation of government and donor policy commitments to gender equality and women’s rights. Our work aims to strengthen policy, planning and budgeting processes at national and local levels for improved government accountability, transparency and service delivery. The full and equal participation of women and civil society is central to achieve these objectives.

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Andalusia Gender Impact Assessment Report on the 2018 Budget

The Government of Andalusia has presented, as part of its 2018 Budget Bill, its Gender Impact Assessment Report. The report is an ex ante evaluation of the resources that the Government of Andalusia allocates to the promotion of gender equality. The Report, together with G + Program and Gender Budgeting Audits, are the main elements of the Gender Budgeting strategy in the Andalusian region.

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Registration Open - GRB Training Course in Spanish

  • Publish Date: nov. 14, 2017
  • Expiry Date: dic. 09, 2017

UN Women Training Centre has opened registration to the Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) course in Spanish. It will take place in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from 18 to 23 February 2018 at the UN Women Training Centre. All interested governmental policymakers and development practitioners are encouraged to complete the application form before 8 December 2017.

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Gender Budgeting Featured at World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings 2017

  • Publish Date: oct. 11, 2017

The new, interactive Innovation Lab at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings will feature a ‘coffee chat’ discussion Budgeting for Gender Equality: from Policy to Reality from 3:00 to 3:30 PM (EST) on 12 October 2017 . Zohra Khan (UN Women) will join Lisa Kolovich (IMF) and Albert Musisi (Government of Uganda) to discuss the successes and challenges of gender budgeting. Zohra will discuss  UN Women’s experience in supporting gender budgeting, sharing important lessons and...

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Discussion Paper on Measuring Sustainable Development Goal Indicator 5c1

This paper discusses the definition and measurement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Indicator 5.c.1. It discusses the relationship of SDG Indicator 5.c.1 and Indicator 8 of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC). It considers interim proposals for Indicator 5.c.1 put forward by UN Women and discusses lessons from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) research project on gender budgeting and from the 2016 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) survey of gender budgeting practices.

Tax Reform for Timor-Leste A New Value Added Tax

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

A Difference between Men and Women - The Income

Highlighting differences in income between men and women is an essential part of understanding the effects that taxation may pose on each group. From the perspective of equality-oriented politics, it is important and necessary to continually identify gender-related differences in income and examine their causes in order to respect equality of opportunity for men and women. This study by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance reminds the readers of the 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.

Reforma Fiskál Bá Timor-Leste Impostu Valór Akresentadu Foun

Governu Timor-Leste foti hela pasu atu aumenta despeza naun-petrolíferu hosi orsamentu estadu hodi halo revizaun bá ninia polítika fiskál – liuliu ninia lei tributária sira.ti

Reforma Impostu Rendimentu no Konsumu ba Timor-Leste

Rezumu ne’e hanesan sumáriu ida bazeia ba Relatóriu UN Women nian, Reforma Impostu Rendimentu no Konsumu ba Timor-Leste: Impaktu Jéneru no Pobreza, Opsaun Polítika, no Rekomendasaun.

How can PFM Reforms Contribute to Gender Equality Outcomes

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.

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.

Income and Consumption Tax Reform for Timor Leste UNW 2016

This brief is a summary based on the UN Women Report, Income and Consumption Tax Reform for Timor-Leste: Gender and Poverty Impact, Policy Options, and Recommendations.

The National Network Action Plan to Support Gender Responsive Budgeting In Jordan (2015 – 2017)

UN Women in close partnership with JNCW supported the members of the GRB network in finalizing the National Network Action Plan to Support GRB in Jordan (2015 – 2017). The action plan as well as the vision, mission, core values and mandate of the network has been published as an informative brochure .

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.