GENDER RESPONSIVE AND PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING (GRPB)

In line with the Penang State Government’s efforts to implement CAT principles (competency, accountability and transparency) in governance, Gender Responsive and Participatory Budgeting (GRPB) programme is to ensure that the needs of both women and men in Penang are met, with the tagline, “Different People, Different Needs.” The GRPB programme’s key aims are to make government budgeting processes more gender responsive, participatory and inclusive for diverse communities across the state.

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT AND LEADERSHIP (WEL)

The WEL programme aims to promote women’s participation, leadership and capacity development across all sectors. In particular, WEL seeks to enhance the understanding, capacity and advocacy skills of women and key stakeholders in the areas of gender equality, women’s leadership, good governance and human rights.