|dc.description.abstract||This step-by-step toolkit aims to assist managing
authorities in the European Union to apply gender
budgeting tools in the processes of the European
Union Funds under shared management (from
here on EU Funds) (1). It offers a variety of tools and
highlights promising practices from different EU
Member States on how these tools can be used in
practice. The toolkit contains four sections:
Section 1. Who is this toolkit for?
This section outlines the main target audience for this toolkit.
Section 2. What is gender budgeting?
This section provides an introduction to gender budgeting in the EU Funds, so that users become
familiar with the core concept of gender budgeting and the thinking behind it.
Section 3. Why is gender budgeting important in the European Union Funds under
This section outlines the legal, political and economic cases for applying gender budgeting in the
EU Funds process.
Section 4. How can we apply gender budgeting in the European Union Funds under
shared management? Practical tools and Member State examples
This section features 11 tools to apply gender budgeting in the EU Funds. These tools are divided
into three overarching subsections: European Union regulatory framework; national/subnational
programming- and project-level support; and reporting, monitoring and evaluation.||en_US