Nigerian Experiences in Linking Economic and Social Rights (ESR) with Gender Budget Analysis. Bola Fajemirokun Ph.D . & Edewede Kadiri The International Conference on Economic and Social Rights and Budget Decisions Queens University, Belfast , Ireland 14-15 Novem ber 2009.
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Bola FajemirokunPh.D. & Edewede Kadiri
The International Conference on Economic and Social Rights and Budget Decisions
Queens University, Belfast, Ireland
14-15 November 2009
Separate legislation is required in order to achieve the recognition and enforcement of ESRs.
Examples are the African Charter Act and the Child’s Right Act.
Milestones for gender perspectives in development planning
“Full and effective implementation of the Platform for Action, including the relevant commitments made at previous United Nations summits and conferences, will require a political commitment to make available human and financial resources for the empowerment of women. This will require the integration of a gender perspective in budgetary decisions on policies and programmes, as well as the adequate financing of specific programmes for securing
equality among women and men.”
1. Building Political Support
3. Capacity Building
4. Generating Evidence
Commonwealth Secretariat’s Report on Gender Responsive Budgets in the Commonwealth 2005-2007.