Exploring the Potential of Gender Budgeting for Northern Ireland
This two phase project, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, is examining the potential of gender budgeting to enhance equality analysis and equality outcomes in Northern Ireland. The project involves empirical research with a range of stakeholders, analysis of policy documents and economic analysis of specific policy areas to help determine the impact of gender budgeting.The project also draws on lessons from international experiences.
- Professor Joan Ballantine and Dr Michelle Rouse, Ulster University Business School;
- Professor Ann Marie Gray, School of Applied Social and Policy Studies and co-director of ARK;
- Lynn Carvill, Chair, NI Women’s Budget Group;
- Dr Angela O’Hagan, Scottish Women’s Budget Group and WISE Centre for Economic Justice (GCU);
- Liz Law worked on phase 1 of the project.
- Gender Budgeting Working Paper 1: What does the literature tell us? Lessons for Northern Ireland (NI)
- Gender Budgeting Working Paper 2: Case Study: Apprenticeships in Northern Ireland
- Gender Budgeting Working Paper 3: Gender Audit of the Northern Ireland Programme for Government 2016-2
Gender budgeting in a culture of gender neutral policy making
Friday 10 March 2023, 9.30-noon, Belfast Campus, Ulster University
Tackling Gender Inequalities: the Role of Gender Budgeting
Thursday 25 February 2021, 10.30am-noon, via Zoom
This event focussed on the findings of this gender budgeting project. In particular, it shared the results of discussions held with a range of stakeholders, analysis of policy documents and economic analysis of specific policy areas. The event also discussed linked ongoing research which is being carried out in the area of gender budgeting in Northern Ireland.
Watch a video of the event.