This paper focuses on: A. Conceptual framing of socially exclusive and gender responsive budgeting; B. Donor and development partner experiences on SIB/GRB; C. Programming framework for SIB/GRB in local governance.
F2F Topic: Gender-responsive and socially inclusive budgeting
Topic: Gender-responsive and socially inclusive budgeting, f2f Day 2
The objective of the case study was to explore what works in effectively integrating gender responsive budgeting practices within the local governance process, particularly on the expenditure side of public finance management.
SUMMARY OF BANGLADESH CASE STUDY: SHARIQUE The Bangladesh case study focuses on the Sharique programme that works to incorporate participatory and gender responsive budgeting within the local government.
This case study on socially inclusive and gender responsive budgeting (SI&GRB)in Kyrgyzstan contributes to the Learning Journey of SDC’s Gendernet which focuses on learnings from local level with particular attention to the expenditure side of budgets.The case study is based on two interconnected SDC funded projects leadrespectively by DPI (Development Policy Institute) and HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Kyrgyzstan.
The case studyis based on two interconnected SDC funded projects leadrespectively by DPI (Development Policy Institute) and HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Kyrgyzstan: A. Voice and Accountability Citizens’ Participation and Oversight of Budgeting Processes (VAP); B. Public Service Improvement (PSI).
Thispaper looks at the current literature and practice of gender-responsive and socially inclusive budgeting, with emphasis on local levels of government, expenditure-side budgeting, and SDC priority countries. The specific axes of exclusion examined are: gender, disability, caste, ethnicity, and age (children and elderly people).
Mapping donor projects on socially inclusive budgeting
The discussion centred on participants’ experiences, insights, and recommendations related to engaging communities, CSOs and governments in SIB/GRB processes and enabling dialogue on these issues between the state and its citizens.
Synthesis report on findings from SDC funded projects.
This brief discusses gender dimensionsof both the design and implementation of fiscal policies with the aim ofidentifyingapproaches that are likely to advance equality between different groups of women and men. It examines how public money can becollected and used in more gender equitable ways.