Gender-responsive budgeting on a local level: From integration of the gender equality principle into budgeting process to gender-sensitive policies

Authors/editor(s): Olena Strelnik, PhD in Social Sciences Tetiana Ivanina, Head of Bureau for Gender Strategies and Budgeting

In January 2019, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine approved guidelines for the implementation and application of a gender-based approach in the budgeting process. In response to numerous questions about how to put this approach into practice in local communities, it was decided to create a simple guide that would become a roadmap for those who want to introduce gender budgeting in their communities. It provides answers to key questions that community representatives might come up with in applying this method. In addition to theoretical material, this manual also contains examples and templates of documents for practical use.

This publication has been produced by the UN Women Ukraine, in collaboration with the Bureau for Gender Strategies and Budgeting in Ukraine, as part of the United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme (UN RPP) is being implemented by four United Nations agencies: the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Thirteen international partners support the Programme: the European Union (EU), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, and the governments of Canada, Denmark, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.


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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Ukraine

Subject area(s): Governance and national planning; Gender-responsive budgeting

Resource type: Manuals/guides

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 112