Reforma Impostu Rendimentu no Konsumu ba Timor-Leste
Road to Busan
Tax Reform for Timor-Leste A New Value Added Tax
DAC guiding principles for aid effectiveness, gender equality and women's empowerment
Recent reforms of aid delivery, most notably the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (2005), have provided new opportunities and mechanisms to translate donor and government commitments into improved practice results and impacts. Achieving internationally agreed development goals will however not be possible without progress on gender equality and women's empowerment. A the same time, implementing the Paris Declaration's overarching partnerships commitment is a powerful way of accelerating...
GRB in Vietnam - Gender Equality in Transport
Gender Equality Marker Guidance Note
Gender Responsive Recovery in Lebanon
This UN Women Policy Brief presents a set of recommendations to achieve a gender-responsive economic recovery in Lebanon, and are compiled from a larger forthcoming analysis of the gendered impact of Lebanon’s economic crisis on different aspects of women’s life. The recommendations focus on fiscal, social and labour policies, and are aimed at policy-makers shaping Lebanon’s recovery framework. They are recommendations designed to create an economic system that is built on...
Financing the unfinished business of gender equality and women's rights: priorities for the post-2015 framework
Financing for Gender equality and Tracking Systems
This note provides an overview of existing gender equality markers and reviews issues relating to the tracking and monitoring of investments related to gender equality and women’s empowerment. It is intended as an input into the development of a guidance note for the UN system on principles and standards for the design, implementation and reporting systems on investments that support gender equality and women’s empowerment in the UN system.
What Gender Equality Advocates Should Know About Taxation
Considering revenue collection and taxation as a strategy in work for women's rights and poverty alleviation is important. Different forms of taxation, and the complexities of taxation systems, frequently include a number of gender biases. For example, consumption taxes may be biased against poor women who spend a larger proportion of their incomes on consumption goods. It is important to understand and eliminate these biases for both gender and social equity. This paper is intended to provide...