GRB in Vietnam - Gender Equality in Transport

Transport is one of the most important aspects of national infrastructure and a key to gender equality. Women’s opportunities to access paid work are reduced when there is poor investment in gender

Strengthening the Gender Report for Increased Accountability in Morocco

The 2019 review and redesign of the Gender Responsive Results-Based Budgeting Report (RBG), more commonly referred to as the "Gender Report," in Morocco has led to a series of recommendations for 2020. With support from UN Women Morocco, the review set out to strengthen GR content to ensure it is a strategic accountability tool for monitoring and evaluating public policies from a gender perspective. It focused on assessing the contribution of the GR to the implementation and monitoring of GRB in Morocco, as well as challenges, including the lack of joint ownership of GRB by ministerial departments and the limited use of sector-specific gender analyses. Starting next year, the Gender Report (GR) will be more standardized to make it easier for users to access and provide information. This will include a clearer drafting framework for contributing line ministries and alignment with a new analytical approach.

Andalusia Gender Impact Assessment Report on the 2018 Budget

The Government of Andalusia has presented, as part of its 2018 Budget Bill, its Gender Impact Assessment Report. The report is an ex ante evaluation of the resources that the Government of Andalusia allocates to the promotion of gender equality. The Report, together with G + Program and Gender Budgeting Audits, are the main elements of the Gender Budgeting strategy in the Andalusian region.

Increasing Accountability in Financing for Gender Equality - Programme Brief

The Global Programme Increasing Accountability in Financing for Gender Equality’ was developed to increase financing for national gender equality commitments in sixteen countries and to strengthen government and donor accountability on financing decisions and practices. Drawing on diverse country experiences, this brief showcases the programme’s comprehensive approach together with its achievements and lessons.

Water, Equity and Money

This document, written for the Netherlands Council of Women, describes how gender responsive budgeting should be used for Water resource management.

Violence against Women in Mozambique (English)

This issue paper explores the linkages between Violence against Women (VAW), public security and health. The authors argue that VAW can only be addressed if sufficient attention is given to underlying gender issues in all relevant sectors. The paper presents the innovative inter-sectoral interventions adopted in Mozambique in response to VAW and concludes with recommendations for public investments and budget allocations to ensure their expansion and sustainability. "

Uganda Health Sector Gender Budget Analysis 2001/2002

The following short paper by FOWODE published in 2003 provides a gender analysis of the health budget in Uganda. The paper briefly discusses health indicators in Uganda since the implementation of the Health Sector Strategic Plan (HSSP), poverty reduction interventions and additional health sector reforms. The paper outlines some of the challenges and disparities in accessibility and use of health facilities, analyzes Uganda's health policy and makes recommendations for the health sector.

The price of protection: Costing the Implementation of the Domestic Violence Act in South Africa

This report presents research on the costs of implementing South Africa's Domestic Violence Act (DVA), with a focus on quantifying missing personnel costs. It describes the methodology used in the research, the process required to obtain a protection order and the time taken at each step. The authors discuss factors impeding the execution of the DVA, such as the role of criminal justice employees. They also offer recommendations to secure an adequate budget to implement the DVA.

The missing link: Applied budget work as a tool to hold governments accountable for maternal...

This brief explores the relevance of civil society budget analysis and advocacy (i.e., budget work) and its potential as a tool to hold governments accountable for their maternal mortality reduction commitments. In doing so, it discusses three recent examples of civil society groups engaged with budget analysis and advocacy: Fundar, Center for Analysis and Research in Mexico; Women's Dignity in Tanzania; and the Center for Budget and Governance Accountability in India.