|Type||Voluntary commitment by other stakeholders|
|Themes||Addressing systemic issues; Cross-cutting areas; Data, monitoring, and follow-up; Domestic public resources; International public finance|
This Action Plan outlines transformative policy and financing actions to accelerate implementation of existing commitments in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and to meet new commitments on gender equality and women’s empowerment in the context of the post-2015 development agenda.
The full Action Plan can be accessed here: http://webapps01.un.org/ffd3/sideevents/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2015/06/Action-Plan-on-Transformative-Financing-for-GEWE.pdf
Government of Brazil
Government of Sweden
Government of Switzerland
Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Women’s Working Group on Financing for Development
• Fair and progressive tax systems implemented.
• Tax incentives to support ownership of assets/property by women in place.
• Costed and adequately resourced national policies, strategies and plans on gender equality.
• Prioritized investments in accessible, affordable, and quality social infrastructure and essential services.
• Systematically tracked and prioritized allocation of ODA for gender equality.
• A minimum of 15% of all peacebuilding funds target gender equality as a principal objective.
• Global trade, financial and investment agreements contribute to gender equality, women’s empowerment and human rights.
• Legislative and administrative reforms implemented to ensure women’s equal rights to economic and productive resources.
• Strategies to support women entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses developed.
• Core labour standards and anti-discrimination laws for decent work enforced.
• Women’s equal rights, access and opportunities for leadership and decision-making at all levels ensured.
• Enhanced political commitment for transformative financing for gender equality and women’s rights.
• Adequately resourced women’s rights institutions and organisations.
• Allocations to and spending on gender equality tracked and made public.
• Increased national statistical capacity to systematically collect, analyse, and use data disaggregated by sex and age.
• Enhanced national standards and methodologies to close data gaps.
Significantly increased investments, in both scale and scope, to close the financing gaps that hinder progress towards gender equality and women’s empowerment
• Domestic policy actions and public resources for gender equality and women’s rights
• International policy actions and resources for gender equality and women’s rights
• Enabling environment for women’s economic empowerment and sustainable development
• Multi-stakeholder partnerships for gender equality and women’s rights at country, regional and international levels
• Data, monitoring and follow-up