The impact of COVID-19 on women's and men's lives and livelihoods in Europe and Central Asia: Preliminary results from a Rapid Gender Assessment
In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the relatively limited data available, the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, through the Making Every Woman and Girl Count global programme, developed a rapid survey assessment tool to assess the gendered impacts of COVID-19 on the main challenges faced by on women and men lives and livelihoods. More
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Thursday, September 24, 2020
The publication provides the most recent data about women's political participation, practical guideline about gender equality, gender responsive budgeting, gender responsive governance and good practices on how to strengthen women's participation in political life.
Monday, September 14, 2020
The gender-responsive budgeting manual provides for simple and practical guidelines as to the integration of the principle of gender equality into budgeting processes on a local level in accordance with the new guidelines adopted by the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. It is designed to address the key questions that local and regional authorities might face when applying gender-sensitive budgeting into local planning and policy development.
Monday, August 10, 2020
The study elaborates why mainstreaming gender and application of gender-responsive budgeting to the sector of agriculture and rural development is important for recognising the different needs of women and men. It uses a behavioral and experimental economics framework through the abbreviated - women’s empowerment index in agriculture to measure empowerment in five domains, providing recommendations to address gender aspects in policy documents and related budgets.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
The mapping analysis examines how the COVID-19 crisis affects the socio-economic situation and wellbeing of women and men at the local level and identifies immediate interventions by the municipalities to respond to the crisis. Focusing mainly on the perceptions of local gender equality mechanisms, it provides recommendations for supporting the municipalities in identifying gender specific measures and prioritizing allocation of resources in the post-recovery period.
Monday, May 18, 2020
UN Women is advocating for a gender-sensitive COVID-19 response and recovery. This brief provides more information on the impact and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for women and girls and provides suggestions to effectively reflect the gender dynamics in the response and recovery.
Friday, February 21, 2020
This study presents the findings of an application of a method developed for the United Kingdom (UK) to the case of the North Macedonia, which estimates the annual fiscal cost of public investment in early childhood education and care services. In particular, the study examines several important outcomes of investing in early childcare: direct and indirect employment creation; impact on gender employment gap; related increases in tax revenues.
Friday, February 21, 2020
This brief summarizes findings and recommendations from the study "Investing in free universal childcare in the Republic of North Macedonia - Analysis of costs, short-term employment effects and fiscal revenue," authored by Jerome De Henau and Nikica Mojsovska-Blazevski.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
This brief provides an overview of successful examples of Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in Serbia on a path towards gender equality. It also comprises gender analysis of transport, construction and infrastructure and the latest figures including the ones on users at a national and provincial level that have applied GRB in their 2019 budgets.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
This year marks ten years since the beginning of introduction of gender responsive budgeting (GRB) in the Republic of Serbia and there are many reasons to be satisfied. GRB is an integral part of the Budget System Law and institutions at the national, provincial and local level are included in its implementation. The gradual introduction of this new practice in creation, financing, implementation and monitoring of public policies is supported by national, provincial and local gender equality mechanisms.
Friday, June 30, 2017
Gender responsive budgeting - An emerging Serbian best practice in managing public finance reform for gender equality, 2008 - 2017
Friday, March 31, 2017
This policy brief highlights the need for publicly provided social care services for children, the sick, the elderly and persons with disabilities to reduce the burden of unpaid care work on women and advance women’s economic empowerment. It details the substantial advantages and returns countries stand to gain in the short and long run from such investments.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
The handbook is designed to support governments, multilateral and bilateral organizations, civil society and others in costing gender equality outcomes, which responds to the growing global demand for concrete methodologies to estimate the financing gaps and requirements for achieving gender equality commitments.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
"Gender Budgeting in Ukraine: Theory and Practice" aims to introduce to a wide range of readers the GRB methodology, costing gender equality and the best Ukrainian practices supported by the UN Women and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Ukraine in 2012-2014.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
"Gender-Responsive Budgeting: Analysis of Budget Programmes from Gender Perspective" is focused on providing a guideline for carrying out the analysis which is a basis and starting point for further work to make policies and budgets more gender responsive.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Support for gender-responsive policies, programming and budgets has been an important priority area of UN Women in the Europe and Central Asia region. This comic “Briefly about gender budget” provides a basic insight into gender-responsive budgeting through the story of a grandfather and a granddaughter. It’s an advocacy material developed to promote a better understanding of gender-responsive budgeting and policies among the wider public, particularly among civil society organizations.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
This brief offers a glimpse at how UN Women makes a difference in Europe and Central Asia in gender-responsive budgeting by cooperating with national and local partners to tailor this approach to their priorities.
Friday, March 18, 2016
The publication summarizes the know-how that emerged from the implementation of a three-year project on "Promoting Gender-responsive Policies in South East Europe" from 2011 to 2013. It captures the most important lessons learnt, the approaches used and accomplishments and challenges related to promoting gender-responsive budgeting in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as well as at the regional level.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
This assessment aims to gain a better understanding of gender-responsive budgeting at the municipal level in Kosovo. To do this, it examines how gender-responsive budgeting coordination mechanisms function and tests their members' knowledge and application of gender-responsive budgeting. It examines if Dragash, Gjakova and Gjilan municipalities have a budget line for domestic violence and how they budget domestic violence support services.
Friday, August 28, 2015
This brochure brings together the best practices acquired during the Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) project implementation and it provides information on GRB, main elements of the practice and keys to GRB success by giving real examples from the pilot local administrations involved in the Project.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
This gender-responsive budgeting knowledge package is the first comprehensive educational package in Russian to combine the theories and practices of gender-responsive budgeting exercises, particularly those conducted in Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries from 2001 to 2013. Developed with UN Women support by the Gender-responsive Budgeting Regional Centre of Excellence for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the package includes a Resource Manual, Trainer Resource Pack, and Practice Book.