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How To Make The Law Work? Budgetary Implications of Domestic Violence Policies in Latin America

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This synthesis paper examines the evolution of efforts to address domestic violence in Latin America. In the outset, the authors elucidate the methodological dilemmas involved in collecting data on domestic violence. The paper discusses some of the outcom


How To Make The Law Work? Budgetary Implications of Domestic Violence Policies in Latin America

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This synthesis paper examines the evolution of efforts to address domestic violence in Latin America. In the outset, the authors elucidate the methodological dilemmas involved in collecting data on domestic violence. The paper discusses some of the outcomes of domestic violence laws, including government actions undertaken, strategies used to implement laws when funding is lacking, and the extent of domestic violence services resulting from domestic violence laws. The paper also provides a...


How To Make The Law Work? Budgetary Implications of Domestic Violence Policies in Latin America

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This synthesis paper examines the evolution of efforts to address domestic violence in Latin America. In the outset, the authors elucidate the methodological dilemmas involved in collecting data on domestic violence. The paper discusses some of the outcom


Response of Aid Agencies to VAW in Central America

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.


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...


Guide for the formulation of public budgets in the health sector using a gender perspective.

Guide for the formulation of public budgets in the health sector using a gender perspective.

This publication supports the design and formulation of Gender Sensitive policies and budgets in the Health Sector. It is the result of the joint...


Fiscal Policy and Gender Equity in Bolivia Sp

Fiscal policy is defined as the part of economic policy through which the State, by choosing certain sources of income seeks to finance the exercise of its functions and activities and thus establishes the allocation of resources to implement them. Therefore, through fiscal policy the government acts on your expenses and income. It includes measures relating to multiple areas of the economy such as: the regime tax, public spending, internal and external state debt or operations and financial...


Facilitators Manual GRB Haiti Fr

This manual for trainers give them knowledge and tools to: become familiar with gender analysis and its application in national planning; explore the basic principles of gender budgeting and understand its value added to the national planning; understand how to mainstream gender in all stages of the budget cycle; appropriate methodology of gender budgeting, particularly in the area political participant (e) training.


Gender Analysis of public investment Bolivia

Throughout their implementation, the work with GRBs has taken on specific and strategic characteristics in accordance with the proposed goals, the implemented initiatives, the tools used, the political and social context and the institutional and administrative willingness of each country or community. Nevertheless, we can establish the following core goals: To sensitize stakeholders on gender issues and the impact of budgets and policies on them; To make governments accountable for...


Gender budgeting handbook for civil society organizations

UN Women prepared this manual to aim members of women's organizations at a community level who seek to influence public policy in local governments. The manual is a tool that can be used on-awareness training sessions to promote opportunities for participation and advocacy.