The IDLG gender department convened a gender responsive budgeting workshop on July 27, 2019 with the participation of 26 representatives (8 female and 18 men) from relevant departments attended.
Ms. Saghri Attai Director to Gender Department, provided segments that outline IDLG’s approach and experience in gender responsive budgeting. “The Gender Policy serves as a guiding framework for gender mainstreaming and gender responsive budgeting is one of the key approaches to that effect.”
The workshop on gender responsive budgeting (GRB) is intended to build the capacity of IDLG staff in applying gender budget analysis tools in their programming around gender equality and women’s rights, it will also assist them in supporting gender budget initiatives wherever they exist. The workshop specifically designed to build understanding of GRB as a tool for promoting gender equity, accountability to women’s rights as well as efficiency and transparency in budget policies and processes of IDLG.