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How to Integrate a Gender Perspective into Well-Being Budgeting Practices

Well-being gender budgeting (WBGB) experiences use a multidimensional approach for planning and budgeting combining the Capability Approach along with gender responsive budgeting. However, what happens to the other well-being budgeting initiatives that do not explicitly include this «gender focus» in their conceptualization? This article explores the gender biases that can be found in well-being budgeting and the challenges of integrating a gender perspective into these practices. It...


Tax Reform for Timor-Leste A New Value Added Tax

Tax Reform ENG

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


The Female-Friendliest Treasurer of them All (taxation in Australia)

The Female-Friendliest Treasurer of them All (taxation in Australia)

The document provides a gender analysis of the Australian Treasurer's 2006/2007 budgetary changes by examining the gender impacts of newly introduced tax concessions. It identifies the groups most able to take advantage of these as being income and flexible-asset rich Australians (which include relatively few women).The paper concludes by identifying the elements of a budgetary approach that would contribute to a more female- friendly retirement incomes policy.


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

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

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: 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 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.