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 procurement plan serving as basis for a health budget allocation.

Show us the money is violence against women on the HIV&AIDS funding agenda?

In response to the growing body of evidence on violence and HIV&AIDS, and in response to calls by human rights advocates for effective action on these issues, international institutions and national governments have articulated a concern to address gender-based violence, including within the context of HIV&AIDS.

Response of Aid Agencies to VAW in Central America

This report focuses on the responses of international aid agencies working on violence against women (VAW) in Central America and, in particular, the situation in Honduras. One of the conclusions of the publication is that International organisations should commit to gender budgeting, which is important as an indicator and create mechanisms to monitor their own organisations performance on VAW.

New opportunities for gender equality? ! PRSPs en SWAPs from a gender perspective

This easy-to-read publication seeks to contribute to the reflection process on an approach and a set of instruments that are geared towards the evolution in development thinking and practice. The note first argues why a gender dimension is best integrated into the evolving aid modalities.  The extent to which PRSPs and SWAPs in practice take into account lessons learned is examined. Finally, the note discusses a number of avenues for making the new forms of aid more gender-sensitive, taking into account the basic principles of the new aid instruments.

Morocco Gender Report 2008

The objective of this report is to review and analyze the impact of the major sectoral programmes to identify some areas of intervention to better take into consideration the gender dimension in the design of public policies.Six new government departments which have adopted gender-sensitive budgeting are covered by the 2008 Gender Report, bringing their total number to 17 departments. The report is also market by the introduction of a gender analysis of goal indicators.

How To Make The Law Work? Budgetary Implications of Domestic Violence Policies in Latin America

This synthesis paper examines the evolution of efforts to address domestic violence in Latin America. In the outset, the authors elucidate the methodological dilemmas involved in collecting data on domestic violence. The paper discusses some of the outcomes of domestic violence laws, including government actions undertaken, strategies used to implement laws when funding is lacking, and the extent of domestic violence services resulting from domestic violence laws. The paper also provides a framework for monitoring domestic violence laws and plans of action and their related budgets.

HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: Public budgets for the epidemic...

This study of HIV/AIDS, human rights and budgets in five Latin American countries (Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Nicaragua) was prepared by Fundar Centro de An¡lisis e Investigaci, October 2004. The study is part of an international initiative, coordinated by the AIDS Budget Unit of Idasa in South Africa and generously supported by SIDA (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency). The regional coordination for Latin America was undertaken by Fundar.

Health Rights of Women Assessment Instrument (HeRWAI) 2006

The Health Rights of Women Assessment Instrument (HeRWAI) is a tool developed by the Humanist Committee on Human Rights (HOM) in 2006 to enhance lobbying activities for better implementation of women's health rights. A HeRWAI analysis links what actually happens with what should happen according to the human rights obligations of a country.