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Social Budgeting Links
This list represents a compilation of outside resources available to those who are interested in further information regarding Social Budgeting.

UNICEF: As a part of the UN system, UNICEF implements a wide variety of projects to help improve the lives of children around the world.They have focus areas in Child Survival and Development, Basic Education and Gender Equality, HIV/AIDS and Children, Child Protection, Policy Advocacy and Partnerships.

International Political Economy and Development at Fordham University: This Masters-level program at Fordham University is an interdisciplinary study of global economic relations offering concentrations in International Banking and Finance, International Development Studies, International and Development Economics, International Political Analysis.

Africa Child Policy Forum (ACFP): ACPF is an independent, pan-African policy advocacy centre, based in Addis Ababa. Their work is rights-based, inspired by universal values and informed by global experiences and knowledge. It is anchored to four pillars: Knowledge; Advocacy; Policy development; and Capacity-building. Their aim is to provide a forum for dialogue, contribute to improved knowledge of the problems facing African children, identify policy options and help promote collective, Pan-African action and pressure to develop and implement effective pro-child policies and programmes.  

Gender Responsive Budgeting: The Gender Responsive Budgeting website is a collaborative effort between the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), the Commonwealth Secretariat and Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC), which was launched in 2001. The website strives to support efforts of governments, women’s organizations, members of parliaments and academics to ensure that planning and budgeting effectively respond to gender equality goals.

International Budget Partnership: The International Budget Partnership (IBP) was formed within the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities to collaborate with civil society organizations in developing countries to analyze, monitor, and influence government budget processes, institutions, and outcomes.  The aim of the Partnership is to make budget systems more responsive to the needs of poor and low-income people in society and, accordingly, to make these systems more transparent and accountable to the public. 

HAQ Centre for Child Rights: The HAQ Centre for child rights provides extensive research on budgeting for children with a special focus on India.

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