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Gender mainstreaming is a controversial issue, even within the European women's movement. Many women fear - and have unfortunately experienced as much in some cases - public funding being withdrawn from projects related specifically to women with gender mainstreaming being given as the reason. The Verein Autonome Österreichische Frauenhäuser – AÖF (Austrian Women's Shelter Network), Vienna (Austria), compiled an expertise on this issue describing the positive and negative political conditions experienced in the implementation of gender mainstreaming in European cities.

(See Annex III: AÖF: GENDER MAINSTREAMING – Does GENDER MAINSTREAMING improve Women's Chances to participate in decision-making processes? An expertise; Vienna, 2005)

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