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OXFAM RESEARCH BACKGROUNDER GENDER- RESPONSIVE BUDGETING IN TANZANIA

29 December 2021

Summary

Article 2 (10) of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections, and Governance directs governments to “Promote the establishment of the necessary conditions to foster citizen participation, transparency, access to information, freedom and the press, and accountability in the management of public affairs,” and Article 2 (11) directs them to “Promote gender balance and equality in the governance and. [...] The team started with a half- day meeting with Oxfam officials and staff to deliberate on the technical aspects of the assignment and refine the objectives and purpose of the assignment, the proposed methodology, and the expected outputs. [...] The responses from FGDs and KIIs included the following: “Gender means differences between men and women that is caused by their sex” and “Gender is the differences between women and men.” In the discussions, most respondents said they had heard about the word gender during awareness- raising sessions on gender violence and women’s rights and on planning and budgeting for the women and youth devel. [...] Review the Gender and Women Development Policy (2000) in a participatory manner and disseminate it to community leaders to be used as guidelines for 29 Gender-Responsive Budgeting in Tanzania relevant policies and laws such as the land policy and laws and the government planning and budgeting process. [...] In Tanzania, as explained elsewhere in this report, the Gender and Women Development Policy (2000), the Agricultural Policy (2013), the national election laws, the land laws (1999), and the local government system allow for the representation of women and other social groups in budget committees.

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