Evaluation for equitable development results

This document is made up of a range of Evaluation Working Papers (EWP) focused on evaluation for equitable development. Put together by evaluation specialists they present strategic evaluation findings, lessons learned and innovative approaches and methodologies. 


  • Part 1:Evaluation and equity
  • Evaluation to accelerate progress towards equity, social justice and human rights 2
  • Human rights and gender equality in evaluation 13
  • When human rights is the starting point for evaluation 25
  • Strengthening Equity- focused evaluations through insights from feminist theory and approaches 39
  • Decolonizing evaluation in a developing world. Implications and cautions for Equity-focused evaluations 59
  • Part 2: Methodological implications for Equity-focused evaluations
  • Methodological issues to design and implement equity-focused evaluations 86
  • Developmental evaluation for Equity-focused evaluations 102
  • Systems thinking and Equity-focused evaluations 115
  • Methodological challenges in using programme theory to evaluate pro-poor and equity-focused programmes by Patricia Rogers, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University and Richard Hummelbrunner, Independent consultant 142
  • Case Study and equity in Evaluationby Saville Kushner, University of the West of Englan 172
  • Values-Engaged Evaluationsby Jennifer Greene, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 192
  • Part 3: Examples of Equity-focused evaluations
  • Evaluating the contribution of UNDP to equity-focused public policies in Brazil and China 210
  • Using a human rights approach to evaluate ILO’s discrimination strategy 222
  • CONEVAL experience in evaluating interventions for Indigenous populations in Mexico 244
  • UNICEF supported evaluations with elements of equity-focused evaluations 258


Segone. M, (ed) (2011). Evaluation for equitable development results. New York, UN, UNICEF Retrieved from http://www.clear-la.cide.edu/sites/default/files/Evaluation_for_equitable%20results_web.pdf

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