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How Can Aid be Gender Responsive? (French)

How Can Aid be Gender Responsive? (French)

The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (PD) commits donors and partner countries to reform aid management and delivery in order to strengthen its development outcomes. Through the Declaration, development partners commit to implementing common arrangements for planning, funding, disbursing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on donor activities and aid flows at country level. To respond to these requirements, donors have collectively put in place a number of mechanisms to better coordinate...


How do donors collectively address gender issues in joint coordination mechanisms at country level?

How do donors collectively address gender issues in joint coordination mechanisms at country level?

The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (PD) commits donors and partner countries to reform aid management and delivery in order to strengthen its development outcomes. Through the Declaration, development partners commit to implementing common arrangements for planning, funding, disbursing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on donor activities and aid flows at country level. To respond to these requirements, donors have collectively put in place a number of mechanisms to better coordinate...


How Can Aid be Gender Responsive? (Spanish)

How Can Aid be Gender Responsive? (Spanish)

The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (PD) commits donors and partner countries to reform aid management and delivery in order to strengthen its development outcomes. Through the Declaration, development partners commit to implementing common arrangements for planning, funding, disbursing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on donor activities and aid flows at country level. To respond to these requirements, donors have collectively put in place a number of mechanisms to better coordinate...


How Can Aid be Gender Responsive? (Portuguese)

How Can Aid be Gender Responsive? (Portuguese)

The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (PD) commits donors and partner countries to reform aid management and delivery in order to strengthen its development outcomes. Through the Declaration, development partners commit to implementing common arrangements for planning, funding, disbursing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on donor activities and aid flows at country level. To respond to these requirements, donors have collectively put in place a number of mechanisms to better coordinate...


The gender perspectives of the financial crisis

The gender perspectives of the financial crisis

This paper by Stephanie Seguino, University of Vermont Date in March 2009 argues that the economic and financial crisis provides an opportunity to rethink the role of government in the economy. The author suggests that addressing the economic crisis requires among other interventions a direct focus on women's well-being. Women are likely to be targeted first for jobs layoffs, but have the fewest reserves with which to shield themselves and their children from the drop in income. Targeting public...


AWID Primer: CSO's Engagement in the Aid Effectiveness Agenda

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This third primer in the AWID Aid Effectiveness and Women's Rights series focuses on describing how the parallel tracking process is being undertaken independently by CSOs and, most recently, some women's rights organizations. This primer seeks first to provide a background and overview of this parallel process, then identifies some pressing concerns, and lastly presents some recommendations from the civil society perspective.


AWID Primer: Monitoring and Evaluation of the Paris Declaration Implementation

AWID Primer: Monitoring and Evaluation of the Paris Declaration Implementation

The monitoring and evaluation process of implementation of the Paris Declaration has been broadly debated among civil society organizations involved in the aid effectiveness process. This primer prepared by the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) in 2008 presents a general overview of this process, the key results of the first official round of monitoring, and the main concerns and recommendations put forward by CSOs participating in the parallel process towards the HLF3. The...


An Overview of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness and the New Aid Modalities

An Overview of the Paris Declaration on Aid  Effectiveness and the New Aid Modalities

This first primer of the AWID Aid Effectiveness and Women's Rights Series published in 2008 provides an overview of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness and the subsequent new aid modalities that have emerged from donor discussions to foster a more effective and efficient use of resources for financing development.


Aid Effectiveness and the Implementation of SCR 1325 in Nepal

Aid Effectiveness and the Implementation of SCR 1325 in Nepal

The EC/UN Partnership has reviewed the extent to which commitments to women's security and peacebuilding needs have been financed by Official Development Assistance (ODA) in four different post-conflict situations: the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nepal, Bougainville (Papua New Guinea), and Aceh (Indonesia). A 2008 study by UNIFEM found that government and donor efforts to integrate gender priorities in peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction processes in Nepal were limited, and that...


Aid in Support of Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

Aid in Support of Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

The report prepared by the OECD DAC provides statistics on aid focused on gender equality and women's empowerment extended by DAC members. The statistics are basedon Members' reporting on the Gender Equality Policy Marker.  Information includes the share of aid focussed on gender equality, top ten recipients, a sector breakdown and marker coverage for each DAC donor.