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Spotlight on Gender, COVID-19 and the SDGs: Will the Pandemic Derail hard-won Progress on Gender Equality?

Ginette Azcona, Antra Bhatt, Sara Davies, Sophie Harman, Julia Smith, and Clare Wenham (Eds.) : 2020

The present global threat to health security underscores the urgent need to accelerate progress on achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 and the need to massively scale up international cooperation to deliver on SDG 3. It also reveals what is less obvious, but no less urgent: how health emergencies such as COVID-19, and the response to them, can exacerbate gender inequality and derail...

Source: UN Women

Link: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/library/publications/2020/spotlight-on-gender-covid-19-and-the-sdgs-en.pdf?la=en&vs=5013

Tags: Gender

The State of Bangladesh’s Political Governance, Development, and Society: According to its Citizens

The Asia Foundation : 2020

A national-level citizen perception survey was conducted to understand to gather citizens’ opinions on issues pertinent to political governance, development, and society. Principal themes of the survey included citizens’ perception of Bangladesh’s society, politics, and economy; perception of political governance and representation including awareness and expectations from local...

Source: The Asia Foundation

Link: https://asiafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/The-State-of-Bangladeshs-Political-Governance-Development-and-Society_According-to-its-Citizens.pdf

Tags: Access to information

Sourcebook on the Foundations of Social Protection Delivery Systems

Lindert, Kathy; Karippacheril, Tina George; Rodriguez Caillava, Inés; Nishikawa Chavez, Kenichi : 2020

Social protection delivery systems matter. Policy design and delivery systems have always worked hand in hand to yield meaningful programs and impacts. Countries offer a myriad of social programs, such as cash transfers, subsidies, childcare, training, or labor services, for which delivery is fragmented and navigation not easy for recipients. Simplifying fragmented processes and innovating...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/34044/9781464815775.pdf?sequence=4&isAllowed=y

Tags: Financial Inclusion

Gender-Responsive Budgeting in India, Bangladesh and Rwanda: A Comparison

Aditi Ratho : 2020

Gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) is a targeted fiscal instrument that several developing countries have used to ensure that policy prescriptions to alleviate gender inequality translate into outputs by linking them to budgetary allocations. Although the concept was introduced in India, Bangladesh and Rwanda at around the same time (the early 2000s), the three countries have followed different...

Source: ORF Occasional Paper 260, Observer Research Foundation

Link: https://www.orfonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/ORF_OccasionalPaper_260_Gender-ResponsiveBudgeting.pdf

Tags: Public Finance

Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on South-East Asia

United Nations : 2020

As in other parts of the world, the health, economic and political impact of COVID-19 has been significant across South-East Asia — hitting the most vulnerable the hardest. The pandemic has highlighted deep inequalities, shortfalls in governance and the imperative for a sustainable development pathway. And it has revealed new challenges, including peace and security. This report examines how...

Source: United Nations

Link: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/d8files/2020-07/SG-Policy-brief-COVID-19-and-South-East-Asia-30-July-2020.pdf

Tags: Disaster Management

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