The overall objective of this course, offered by MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation, is to enable participants to acquire a deeper understanding of economic literacy and budget accountability for governance. According to MSTCDC, participants will also gain skills on how to use human rights based approaches to analyse local, national, and regional economic processes and impact on the well being of women.
The course content includes the following:
- Introduction to economic literacy, budgeting processes family, household, public) and budget accountability for governance
- Introduction to women’s rights and national development
- International political economy and challenges to domestic budgeting in looking at unpaid workers
- Gender sensitive budgeting & tools for gender analysis and structure
- Women’s rights and accountability failure
- Budget analysis and monitoring local/national budgets
- Budget advocacy and community mobilisation for women representation in governance and economy.
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The course is intended for programme personnel, youth leaders, donor agencies, humanitarian staff, middle level and senior managers, women leaders in civil society organisations, and technical staff in local governments and in other development related agencies.
Fee for the Course: Single room US$ 695 or Shared double US$ 585.
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