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The Political Economy of Women's Budgets in the South Africa

The Political Economy of Women's Budgets in the South Africa

The article discusses the potential for gender budget exercises to address gender issues and more specifically, the capacity for such exercises to address the complexities and dilemmas associated with mainstreaming gender into governance processes. The author draws largely upon the South African initiative and highlights how gender budget exercises must be modulated within a social, economic and political context.


The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: Vignette

The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: Vignette

This publication presents experience of Phillippines in implementing gender responsive budgeting initiatives at the local level.


The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: The case of the bifurcated health...

The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: The case of the bifurcated health...

The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: the case of the bifurcated health program was published in 2006 by UNIFEM and the Women's Action Network for Development (WAND). The document highlights how the application of GRB in Sorsogon City revealed that the painful truth that there was no real functional city health office, the acting city health officer was simply deployed from the Provincial Health Office. Understandably, there was no annual health plan, only an annual...


The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: Resources for Gender Budget Initiative

The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: Resources for Gender Budget Initiative

This publication presents experience of Phillippines in implementing gender responsive budgeting initiatives at the local level.


The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: conclusion and recommendations

The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: conclusion and recommendations

This publication presents experience of Phillippines in implementing gender responsive budgeting initiatives at the local level.


The GRB capacity index

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The GRB capacity index was formulated as part of an assessment commissioned by the National Women's Machinery in Costa Rica to understand the factors behind the low implementation of GRB in the country. In the experience of Costa Rica, the GRB capacity index was useful in identifying capacity gaps at individual and institutional levels that need to be addressed to ensure that planning and budgeting respond to women's priorities. However, the index can be adapted to different purposes and to...


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.


The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: foreword

The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: foreword

This publication presents experience of Phillippines in implementing gender responsive budgeting initiatives at the local level.


The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: The Sorsogon Experience

The Local Level Gender Budget Initiative in the Philippines: The Sorsogon Experience

This publication presents experience of Phillippines in implementing gender responsive budgeting initiatives at the local level.