Making Financing for Development Work for Gender Equality: What is needed at Addis and Beyond.

Author:

Staszewska, K. Capraro, C. Cansfield, B. & Woodroffe, J.

Editor:

First

Date:

2015

Region:

Asia

Theme:

Gender and the Sustainable Development Goals

Language:

English

Publisher:

Gender and Development Network (GADN)

Full Harvard Reference:

Staszewska, K. Capraro, C. Cansfield, B. & Woodroffe, J. (2015). Making Financing for Development Work for Gender Equality: What is needed at Addis and Beyond. UK Gender and Development Network.

This brief calls governments to secure sufficient funding in order to be able to implement the SDGs, and in particular, the objectives relates to gender equality and women’s rights. The report discusses benefits and pitfalls of three sources of funding: domestic revenue, official development assistance and private financing. It concludes by advocating for a comprehensive inclusion of gender equality and women’s rights targets throughout all development related finances.