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Building Capacity for Gender Monitoring in Kosovo. Gender Equality and the Millennium Development Goals November 19-20, 2003 . Objective of the exercise. To deepen the analysis of current gender issues in the country; To institutionalize systematic monitoring of future developments;

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Building Capacity for Gender Monitoring in Kosovo

Gender Equality and the Millennium Development Goals

November 19-20, 2003


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Objective of the exercise

  • To deepen the analysis of current gender issues in the country;

  • To institutionalize systematic monitoring of future developments;

  • To raise gender awareness and place gender on development agenda;

  • To set up institutions and mechanisms accountable for mainstreaming gender into policy making.


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Intended Actions

  • Improve gender indicators and gender disaggregated statistics;

  • Assist local experts in carrying out qualitative research aimed at supplementing the quantitative data collected through KOS activities;

  • Assist KOS in the production of a statistical bulletin on men and women in Kosovo;

  • Help the Kosovo government to set monitorable targets;

  • Put in place the institution set-up for monitoring progress.


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What are the key issues (1)?

  • Government is committed to gender equality;

  • Access to data is relatively good;

    BUT

  • Gender disaggregated statistics not calculated on a regular basis;

  • Information on priority gender issues limited;

  • Existing information dose not feed into policy making.


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What are the key issues (2)?

Men and women experience differential access to public services;

  • About 29% of rural girls complete secondary school, compared with about 61% of boys;

  • Exact figures are unknown but Kosovo appears to have the highest infant mortality rates in Europe;

  • Maternal Mortality is high compared with the region

  • Men account for about 88% of the private sector employment and a large proportion of discouraged workers are women


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What are the missing pieces?

  • Some basis gender indicators.

  • Understanding of why males and females experience differential access to public services

    • Ie, are perceptions of satisfaction different?

  • Feeding information into policy making.

  • Developing short-term and medium- term targets and choosing relevant impact and output indicators.


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Existing Institutions (1): Government

  • Inter-ministerial committee (Prime Minister level);

  • Gender affairs office of UN provisional Government;

  • Gender-equality Commission of the Kosovo Assembly;

  • Drafted Law on Equal Opportunity.

  • Gender municipal officers (reporting to inter-ministerial committee)

    Gender equality is a governmentpriority.


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Existing Institutions (2): Civil Societies

  • An active NGO community exists

  • An umbrella women’s NGO group meets regularly and is facilitated by UNIFEM

  • A business-women’s network exists within Kosovo .

     participatory monitory could be easily incorporated into gender monitoring system.


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Data Collection (1): Household data

  • Statistical Office of Kosovo (SOK) administers on a regular basistwo surveys that are useful for tracking gender outcomes:

    • Household Budget Survey;

    • Labor Force Survey.

  • In addition the Demographic and Health Survey has been administered occasionally.

  • However no gender disaggregated statistics are generated.


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Data Collection (1): Institutional

  • School-level data tracked by the Ministry of Education;

  •  Morbidity and mortality statistics tracked by the Ministry of Health;

  •   Registry on unemployed kept by labor offices.

    Statistics not available by gender.


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Main Challenges

  • Make the institutions, the data providers, the other policy makers, the civil societies and the donors MEET;

  • Institutionalize use of gender disaggregated data in policy making;

  • Acquire qualitative information on issues not covered by existing data collection.


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Ways Forward

  • Build the capacity of the Inter-ministerial committee and institutionalize its role as monitoring institution;

  • Increase the exchange of information between the committee, the UNMIK Gender affairs office and KOS;

  • Increase data collection capacity of gender municipal officers (reporting to inter-ministerial committee);

  • Establish a participatory monitoring system;

  • Increase capacity to analyze statistics

  • Coordinate donors action



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