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Published by UNDP, Govt. of Pakistan, Finance Division in Islamabad .
Written in English

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ContributionsUnited Nations Development Programme (Pakistan), Pakistan. Finance Division, Strengthening Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) Monitoring Project.
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23624284M
LC Control Number2009362370

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Gender Responsive Budgeting in Education Sector Development Budget 26 Per Student Education Budget 27 Section 4 – Conclusion and Recommendations 29 Summary of Findings 31 Punjab 31 Sindh 32 Promoting Gender Responsive Education Budgeting 32 iv I . It is true that merely interrogating public expenditure or incidence cannot substitute GRB. The Gender Responsive Budgeting in Pakistan Booklet () argues that the process of GRB should intend to result eventually in gender responsive budgets—budgets that are planned, approved, executed, monitored and audited in a gender sensitive way. A unique book focusing on the hybridization of grassroots participation in planning, implementing, and developing gender-responsive budgeting Presents case studies from the field that show the different ways in which gender-responsive and participatory budgeting is being implemented in Malaysia, Indonesia, India, and the Philippines.   The gender responsive budgeting (GRB) approach brings this gender awareness into policies and budgets by effectively combining two very important issues: gender equality and .

Zohra Khan is Policy Advisor to the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, New York, USA. She has over 15 years’ experience in international and non-governmental organizations providing policy advice and technical assistance on gender responsive planning and budgeting.   Expressions like “gender-sensitive budget,” “gender-responsive budget,” “gender budgets,” “women’s budget,” and “women’s budget statements” are often used to describe the process (Budlender, Sharp, & Kerry, , p. 5). Gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) is one of the ways by which governments demonstrate their commitment. Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) was introduced as a budget reform in Afghanistan in However, there was no official guidance for the ministries on how to prepare their budgets to be gender responsive, and there was very little guidance on GRB that was specific to the Afghan context or available in local languages. Gender responsive budgeting (GRB) is an approach to mainstream the gender dimension into all stages of the budget cycle. Gender responsive budgeting aims at analysing the differential impacts of public expenditure as well as revenue policy on women and girls, and men and boys, respectively.

gender-responsive character, would assist in gender equality assessment of the budget. For the gender-responsive approach to become an enduring feature of modern budgeting, it will need to become. embedded within the normal annual routines of budgeting. and of policy-making, rather than be used only as an extrinsic form of analysis. In terms of strategies and tools, there is an argument (Welham et al, ) in favour of using the term ‘gender-responsive public-expenditure management’ over gender-responsive budgeting as. gender responsive budgeting and to build up a pool of trainers in different countries, GTZ’s Gender Advisory Project contracted the author of this manual to carry out an advanced two-week training course for trainers, which took place from 26 July to 7 August in Nairobi. It was attended by government officials, parliamentarians. This unique book explores the exciting new democratic spaces that open up when budgets get participatory. The experiences of gender responsive budgeting (GRB) meet the world of participatory budgeting (PB), both of which have gained traction since the s. The chapters bring together GRB and PB policy makers, practitioners, researchers and civil society actors to share and review their.