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Political Gender Equality and the Global State of Democracy Indices

IDEA International : 2019

This publication showcases global and regional data around trends in and the progression of gender equality, based on data from the Global State of Democracy (GSoD) Indices. Trends in the GSoD Indices Gender Equality sub-component show improvement in gender equality in every region of the world though improvement has been slow in Asia and Pacific. Women are in more positions of political...

Source: IDEA International

Link: https://www.idea.int/sites/default/files/publications/political-gender-equality-and-global-state-democracy-indices.pdf

Tags: Gender mainstreaming

Reframing Public Finance: Promoting Justice, Democracy, and Human Rights in Government Budgets

Paolo de Renzio and Jason Lakin : 2019

This paper outlines the elements of a proposal to reframe debates around public finance and government budgets, drawing on the inter-related concepts of justice, democracy, and human rights, and putting more emphasis on issues of equity, sustainability, effectiveness and inclusion. The authors address some of the shortcomings of current approaches and propose a more solid, normative foundation...

Source: International Budget Partnership

Link: https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/reframing-public-finance-justice-democracy-human-rights-in-government-budgets-ibp-2019.pdf

Star Reforms in Open Government Partnership

Open Government Partnership : 2018

This guide showcases a selection of twelve commitments from Open Government Partnership (OGP) action plans that the OGP Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) awarded “star” status in its latest cycle of reports. These twelve star commitments include how citizen engagement and collaboration are driving improvements schools in rural Mongolia and implementation of a powerful new Right to...

Source: Open Government Partnership

Link: https://www.opengovpartnership.org/sites/default/files/OGP_Star-Reforms_2018.pdf

Tags: GenderAccountability

Turning Promises into Action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

UN Women : 2018

This flagship report provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective. The report monitors global and regional trends in achieving the SDGs for women and girls based on available data, and provides practical guidance for the implementation of gender-responsive...

Source: UN Women

Link: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2018/sdg-report-gender-equality-in-the-2030-agenda-for-sustainable-development-2018-en.pdf?la=en&vs=4332

Tags: Gender

Accelerating Progress: An Empowered, Inclusive and Equal Asia and the Pacific

UNESCAP : 2019

The report proposes a framework of four synergistic elements necessary to advance inclusion, empowerment and equality: rights and justice; norms and institutions; resources and capabilities; participation and voice. The need for action on all four fronts is illustrated by a deeper look at three pivotal challenges confronted by the region – (1) climate change and its potential to deepen...


Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/publications/Accelerating%20Progress_Final%28web%29.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

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