HREA: Gender Responsive Budgeting

Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) is an international non-governmental and nonprofit organisation that supports human rights education; the training of human rights defenders and professional groups; and the development of educational materials and programming. HREA is dedicated to quality education and training to promote understanding, attitudes and actions to protect human rights, and to foster the development of peaceable, free and just communities. HREA works with individuals, non-governmental organisations, inter-governmental organisations and governments interested in implementing human rights education programmes.

Gender responsive budgeting is a tool to ensure that gender equality commitments are reflected and realised in public budgets. Since the 1990s, gender budgeting is increasingly used in developed and developing countries by different actors (ministries of finance, line ministries, non-governmental organisation (NGOs), gender advocates and universities) to asses impact of government expenditures on citizens, women and men, and to transform budget programmes to target priority needs and close gender gaps.

HREA is conducting a course on Gender Responsive Budgeting 12-29 June 2016.

This e-learning course introduces participants to the concept, principles, tools and practical examples of gender responsive budgeting (GRB) and how to use it. Starting with basics of gender equality principles, through public budgets and budgeting the course discusses how best to combine gender knowledge with knowledge of public finance to achieve de-facto gender equality and effective use of budget funds.

The course will also cover different examples and case studies to show variety of approaches in GRB around the world. Through case studies, it will also look at how practitioners can use GRB tools to analyse existing budget programs and provide recommendations for improvement of the programmes to better target the needs of all.

Participants will engage in several practical exercises to think critically about how they can use GRB effectively in different contexts.

To register for this course, refer to http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=feivmxlab&oeidk=a07ecpbmb2zfe26c0fe.
 
For more about Human Rights Education Associates, refer to www.hrea.org.

Tuition Fee: US$125 

For more information, refer to http://www.hrea.org/learn/elearning/gender-responsive-budgeting.

Event Start Date: 
Sunday, 12 June, 2016
Event End Date: 
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016
Event Venue: 
Online
Event Type: 
Training

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