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Realizing Their Needs: Women's Access to Public Services in Sector Decentralization

Since 2004, 13 research projects supported in South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America by the Women's Rights and Citizenship program of Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) have been exploring exactly how decentralization affects women's access to services, resources, and local power. The findings show that these reforms do not automatically benefit women, and can even put them at a disadvantage.

Response of Aid Agencies to VAW in Central America

This report focuses on the responses of international aid agencies working on violence against women (VAW) in Central America and, in particular, the situation in Honduras. One of the conclusions of the publication is that International organisations should commit to gender budgeting, which is important as an indicator and create mechanisms to monitor their own organisations performance on VAW.

Report on Morocco Local Level GRB initiative,UNIFEM 2005

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This report presents the results of a research aimed at developing a diagnosis and an analysis of the opportunities that stem from introducing a gender approach in budgetary processes in some communes of Morocco. It was prepared under a joint UNIFEM/EU initiative supporting the integration of a gender approach in the systems and budgetary processes at local level in the context of decentralization. The report is in French.

Report of the UN Secretary-General on Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women

The present report of the UN Secretary-General on Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women, January 2008 has been prepared in accordance with the programme of work of the Commission on the Status of Women for 2007-2009, which identified Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women as the priority theme for the fifty-second session. The report analyses the current situation of financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women and proposes recommendations...

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.

Report on gender assessment of donor strategic documents in Kyrgyzstan

This report on  gender assessment of  donor strategic documents by GIZ and  World Bank.

Road to Busan

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This document prepared by the Working Party on Aid Effectiveness (WP-EFF) provides background information on the High Level Forum 4. It includes a description of the purpose, structure, substantive ;themes, preparation process and milestones.

Recommendations and guidelines for introducing the gender perspective to local budgets in Bosnia...

The publication presents a set of instruments for the analysis of public revenues and expenditures from a gender perspective. The authors analyzed...

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,...

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...