Gender Budgeting in the City of Vienna 01

An interview with Michaela Schatz In 2019, the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) launched the Channelling Resources into women’s Rights in Europe, a two-pronged project that seeks to mobilise long term resources for women’s rights in Europe. As part of this project, the EWL has been engaging in capacity building and awareness raising activities on the […]

Gender budgeting as a tool to combat domestic violence in the UK

Building the case with the UK Women’s Budget Group What is the practical value of gender responsive budgeting? Sometimes we can use gender responsive budgeting as a way in, to build a persuasive case for investment or spending in a particular area of public policy.  One example of this is by calculating the costs of […]

Providing technical assistance and launching pilot projects in Portugal

The Portuguese Platform for Women’s Rights (PpDM), as an umbrella organisation, contributes to the empowerment, articulation and mobilisation of Portuguese Women’s Rights NGOs and to the reinforcement of its networking and cooperation relations with European, Mediterranean and International NGOs working in this field, in order to strengthen and support these NGOs’ important social role as […]

Establishing the Equality & Budget Advisory Group in Scotland

Engender is Scotland’s feminist membership organisation. We have a vision for a Scotland in which women and men have equal opportunities in life, equal access to resources and power, and are equally safe and secure from harm. We are a membership organisation working on an anti-sexist agenda in Scotland and Europe to increase women’s power […]

Monitoring the state budget in Sweeden

The Swedish Women’s Lobby was founded in 1997 and has been promoting gender budgeting ever since. We build our advocacy work for gender budgeting on the undertakings made by Sweden and other countries in the Beijing Declaration for Action and the Treaty of Amsterdam. Their aim is to integrate women’s perspectives into all political, economic […]