The Handbook is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to costing gender equality priorities. It responds to the growing demand for guidance on estimating the financing needs for achieving gender equality commitments.
This technical brief builds on UN Women’s Guidance Note on ‘ Assessing Fiscal Stimulus Packages to respond to the Socio- Economic Impacts of Covid-19’ and it presents key entry points for using gender responsive budgeting to assess and monitor COVID-19 fiscal support packages. It presents five main GRB tools with corresponding information and guiding questions to support their use in the current context.
Integrated national financing frameworks (INFFs) were first introduced in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda to support increased alignment of financing from all sources with national sustainable development objectives. The technical guidance aims to support countries to integrate gender equality objectives and gender analysis into the design and implementation of INFFs.