To reduce the burden of poverty on females, she said, there was need for a gender responsive budget
for public funds.
The most important achievement of the project is the production of performance based gender responsive budget books in 95% of Egypt governorates.
On the local and sectoral levels, gender responsive budget templates have been developed and adopted by the local budget department at Ministry of Finance.
A gender responsive budget
initiative is a tool and a process designed to facilitate a gender analysis in the formulation of government budgets and the allocation of resources.
(78) Diane Elson, "Gender Responsive Budget
Initiatives: Key Dimensions and Practical Examples," in Gender Budget Initiatives: Strategies, Concepts and Experiences, ed.
The objectives of the study were to review the processes of formulation of Sudan current national budget, to assess the opportunities for gender sensitive budget, presented mandates and functions for Women Administration to consider possibilities for role of Women Department in gender responsive budget
. The study was also set to be determined the perceptions of men and women in profession related to budget process about the prospects, for adopting gender sensitive budget initiative in Sudan.
Gender responsive budget
initiatives: some key dimensions and practical examples.
The Premier affirmed that strategies adopted by the kingdom encourage the establishment of equal opportunities units in government departments and adoption of gender responsive budgets
The Prime Minister also affirmed that the strategies adopted by the kingdom encourage the establishment of equal opportunities units in state departments and the adoption of gender responsive budgets
that cater to needs of both women and men and ensure equal opportunities for all, in line with the fifth and 10th sustainable development goals (SDGs), which are Gender Equality and Reduced Inequalities, respectively.
Gender responsive budgets
: issues, good practices and policy options.
"Gender responsive budgets
are simply budgets created while keeping in mind that women exist, and represent at least 50 percent of the beneficiaries of those budgets," said Houria Mashour, Deputy Chairperson of the WNC at the seminar.