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  1. Feminist evaluation approach is not just about women

    Blog
    4th October, 2012

    I am at the European Evaluation Society conference in Helsinki and I attended the gender and evaluation session to learn more about approaches and practices. The two presenters (Dr Julia Espinosa and Dr Donna Podems) generated good discussions on evaluating gender and development projects, evaluating projects with a gender component, or using feminist evaluation approach when evaluating a project.

  2. M&E roundtable #14 on Gender and Vulnerability: Evaluation Frameworks and Learning for Adolescent Programs

    Event
    Roundtable
    15th June, 2015
    Sri Lanka
    Free

    CLEAR/J-PAL South Asia at IFMR is organizing M&E roundtable # 14 on “Gender and Vulnerability: Evaluation Frameworks and Learning for Adolescent Programs” on June 15, 2015 from 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM at Dukes Court, Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  3. Gender injustice and inequality: what helps in assessing impact?

    Blog
    20th November, 2015

    This week, EvalPartners will be launching EvalGender+, the global partnership for equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluations. The launch is part of the Global Evaluation Week in Kathmandu to celebrate the International Year of Evaluation.

    Gillian Fletcher's blog and new resource on Addressing Gender in Impact Evaluation is, thus, particularly timely. A lot has been written about gender impact but what is important to consider?

  4. Addressing gender in impact evaluation

    Resource
    Guide
    2015

    “Gender affects everyone, all of the time. Gender affects the way we see each other, the way we interact, the institutions we create, the ways in which those institutions operate, and who benefits or suffers as a result of this.” (Fletcher 2015: 19)

    “Funding agencies around the world need interventions to address gender issues. This is because gender – or rather, judgements on worth related to gender – can result in inequality and injustice.” (Fletcher 2015: 4)

    A key question is ‘how should we assess the gender-related impact of interventions?’ In this new publication, Dr Fletcher provides a clear rationale for why an increase in the number of women participants in an intervention is not the same as demonstrating gender impact, and, collecting separate data on males and females (sex-disaggregated data) is not sufficient.

    This paper is a resource for practitioners and evaluators who want to include a genuine focus on gender impact when commissioning or conducting evaluations.

  5. Gender and Evaluation International Online Community of Practice

    Resource
    Website
    2013

    The Gender and Evaluation Community's objective is to bring knowledge building and knowledge sharing under one place, and to share the content and experiences from people involved in the network. The community was launched by the Indian Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST) in 2013 under the 'Engendering Policy through Evaluation' project. 

  6. DHS Program’s Gender Corner

    Resource
    Website
    2016

    The DHS Gender Corner provides quantitative information on such topics as domestic violence, women’s status and female genital cutting, and links to gender-related publications based in DHS data.

  7. Call for Innovators: Improving the Monitoring and Evaluation of GBV (Invited and Funded Workshop)

    Event
    Workshop
    29th November, 2016 to 30th November, 2016
    United Kingdom
    Free

    In 2015, the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) launched an initiative to investigate new approaches and efforts to address the significant challenges in gender-based violence (GBV) programming in emergencies. HIF will be inviting teams with promising and innovative ideas to a two-day workshop in London on 29-30 November 2016. Following the workshop, teams will be invited to apply for grant funding of up to £50,000 to further explore and/or prototype their ideas within one year.

  8. Shaping International Evaluation: A 30-Year Journey

    Resource
    Overview
    2010

    This book from Universalia Management Group presents major trends that have influenced international evaluation and provides an overview of the evolution of evaluation within specific sectors, such as the environment and agriculture.

  9. How to manage gender-responsive evaluation

    Resource
    Guide
    2015

    This handbook, produced by the Independent Evaluation Office for UN Women, is aimed at supporting those who are implementing gender-responsive evaluations.  It provides extensive advice and tools for each of the key steps of an evaluation with clear directions and examples to support the user. The overall aim of the handbook is to provide a clear link between the theory of gender-responsive evaluation and practice. 

  10. Webinar: Storytelling, Participatory Media, & Public Health & Human Rights

    Event
    Webinar
    9th March, 2016
    Online
    Free

    Please join StoryCenter for a free one-hour webinar, "Storytelling, Participatory Media, and International Public Health and Human Rights". For the past 10 years, Silence Speaks has been exploring how StoryCenter's methods can be adapted to support international public health and human rights promotion. The webinar includes an overview of the theory behind this work, a glimpse of current projects focused on sexual and reproductive health and women's rights, and an introduction to the ethical considerations practitioners and advocates must address ! in designing impactful storytelling and participatory media efforts.

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