This practical guide by Debbie Budlender and Guy Hewitt, based on experiences of past gender budget initiatives, provides a comprehensive outline of how to engender budgets.
This briefing paper highlights main concerns and opportunities that increased general budget support present for gender equity work in EU partner countries.
This analysis provides a ground-breaking look into the gender dimensions of the emerging climate finance architecture and highlights opportunities for more gender responsive investments in national climate and development strategies.
The following report, published by The Nordic Council of Ministers, is part of a Nordic cooperation project that strives to contribute to the integration of a gender and equality perspective into Nordic financial policy.
This report maps the degree to which European Union donors from Austria, Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK comply with the commitments they made in the Paris Declaration and the Accra Agenda for Action, and the impact this has on gender equality and women's human rights.
This case study was compiled by Debbie Budlender based on presentations by Raquel Coello, and Leire Lopez, during UNIFEM/UNFPA GRB Workshops in Cape Town and Bangkok, April and June 2006.
This paper was commissioned by UNRISD as a contribution to its ongoing research project on Gender and Social Policy. The paper compares the practice of gender-responsive budget initiatives with the claims and expectations about what they can achieve.
This manual for trainers give them knowledge
and tools to:
become familiar with gender analysis and its application in national planning;
explore the basic principles of gender budgeting and understand its value
added to the national planning;
Using country-level data, the paper estimates the costs of interventions aimed at promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda. It then uses these estimates to calculate the costs of such interventions in other low-income countries.
Background paper prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat in May 2007 by Debbie Budlender, Community Agency for Social Enquiry, Cape Town, South Africa. This paper attempts to make the case for financing gender equality for development, and to explore how this can be done.