Global Messages and Country Experiences
Title: Global Messages and Country Experiences
Series: Gender Equality and Aid Effectiveness; 8 two-pager case studies.
This series of eight two-pager case studies aims to illustrate practical experiences of how countries have been integrating gender equality in implementing the Paris Declaration.
The case of Afghanistan* demonstrates how a harmonized approach to funding innovative and community-led initiatives has the potential to increase resources and cooperation around critical constraints to gender equality in post-conflict and crisis situations.
The case of Ethiopia demonstrates how the active engagement of civil society and gender equality advocates during the negotiation of a Government-donor partnership enhanced transparency and Government accountability.
The Ghana case outlines the steps taken by government and donors to address gender equality priorities in national development planning and harmonize development assistance in this area.
The case of Honduras highlights the creative use of sector-wide approaches in constructing a gender-sensitive plan for decent employment.
The case of Kenya* shows how donors embrace the principle of harmonization by pulling together their institutional expertise and resources to advance gender equality and improve policy dialogue and democratic ownership.
The case of Kyrgyzstan illustrates the process by which gender equality advocates contributed to establishing gender-responsive monitoring mechanisms that focus on development results.
The case of Nepal demonstrates that Gender-Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in the management of public finance improves results, accountability and financial allocations for gender equality priorities.
The case of Zimbabwe* shows how coordinated focus on gender equality priorities contributes to meet basic needs in an economic, political and humanitarian crisis environment.
* This country is not part of the EC/UN Partnership pilot countries. However, this case study is included in the folder for the valuable lessons it provides for the Ghana High Level Forum. The views expressed in this case study do not necessarily reflect those of the EC/UN Partnership.