OCTOBER 2016 – MARCH 2017
The project purpose is to develop different local self-government’s budget initiatives for allocation of resources towards stimulating women’s entrepreneurship leading to local economic development, through implementing gender responsible budgeting (GRB)in entrepreneurship. The project will include three cities: Kraljevo, Zrenjanin and Vranje.
These models of budget initiatives encompass advocating for:
1) Launching gender statistics in recording of the local small/micro entrepreneurs (disaggregated data according to gender)
2) Establishment of the Fund to support woman’s entrepreneurship and self-employment
3) Involvement of women entrepreneurs into the supply chain.
This project will be supported by key stakeholders in Gender Equality Policy in Serbia, Woman’s Parliamentarian Network. Also, there is a supportive network of local associations of women entrepreneurs in the towns where the project will be implemented.
The project is funded by the Canada fund.