UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

Budgeting for equity: Gender budget initiatives within a framework of performance oriented budgeting

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AUTHOR R. Sharp
ORGANIZATION UNIFEM
TYPE Working Paper
DATE 2003
TOPIC Budgeting for children
LANGUAGE English
ABSTRACT

This publication explores the implications for gender responsive budget initiatives of public sector performance oriented reforms in government budgeting. It poses the question: can performance-oriented budgeting serve as a framework for making budgets more gender responsive? The publication provides a model of how the current system of output and outcomes budgeting works. The main strengths and shortcomings of output and outcomes performance budgeting for gender responsive budgets are examined as well as strategies for achieving more gender aware outputs and outcomes performance budgeting framework.

 


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