I am attaching two interesting evaluation studies on MNREGS from a gender lens. The first is by Pankaj and Tanka. They argue that women's empowerment effects are visible where enough wage employment has been generated per women. In such instances changes are visible at the…Continue
Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on March 9, 2013 at 17:22 — No Comments
By Beverly Bell
March 8, 2013
On this International Women's Day, we rerun a 2005 piece on one of our greatest heroines, Marie Simone Alexandre. Though she died eight years ago, her life and message remain as powerful and inspirational today as any we know.
"It was thanks to God and Sister Simone." I heard this over and over in the mid-1990s as I was interviewing rape survivors in one of Port-au-Prince's shantytowns. The women were battling the…Continue
Added by Other Worlds on March 8, 2013 at 22:55 — No Comments
I am a staff member at AEA writing from Philadelphia PA in the US. In case you are unfamiliar, AEA is the largest evaluation focused organization in the US. Our mission is to "improve evaluation practices and methods, increase evaluation use, promote evaluation as a profession, and support the contribution of evaluation to the generation of theory and knowledge about effective human action." Read more about our mission,…Continue
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell
“We, women from more than 40 countries, from different indigenous peoples of Africa, the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania, have gathered together to participate in the creation of a new right: the right to food sovereignty. We reaffirm our will to act to change the capitalist and patriarchal world which puts the interests of the market before the rights of people. We will find the energy to establish our right to food sovereignty, carrier of hope…Continue
Added by Other Worlds on March 5, 2013 at 18:49 — No Comments
Day one: some of the highlights for me:
Katherine Hay’s keynote speech where she touched upon violence against women in India and South Asia and the role evaluators can play in response to this issue . However, keeping in mind the limited resources she underlined ‘measure what we treasure’
The panel on Gender Dynamics and Participation in Evaluation was chaired by Donna Mertens with three presentations and one from our team mate Ranjani on stakeholder…Continue
Added by Rituu B Nanda on February 26, 2013 at 22:30 — No Comments
Hi, I am Eric. I am based in Burundi.
A large part of my work involves communities. We are currently trying to facilitate community response to Gender based violence. We would like the communities to assess their competence on response to Gender-based violence. Is…Continue
The Change makers from each school gone through training and workshop for two years before handling the social issues.
We have stimulated the youth by sharing the concept of Gender Equality and the sense of respect .Continue
My organisation YPS work on gender equality since last 4 years in the drought prone backward area at Karnataka Border in Sangli dist of Maharshtra.
Some modules are
1. Group of Girls and boys per school as 'Change Makers'.
The group is sensitized and trained to handle the social issues together. Thereby making them aware of using their strengths for noble cause and the reason why the two sexes are together. …Continue
Blogs provide a space to members for sharing their experience on evaluation. On the 'blogs', you will find all blog postings of individual members. http://gendereval.ning.com
You can write your own blog by going to the link http://gendereval.ning.com/profiles/blog/list
- click on '+Add Blog' at right hand corner
- fill in a title, the text.
Added by Rituu B Nanda on January 31, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments
Call for Proposals
Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2013
The American Evaluation Association invites evaluators from around the world, working in any context, to share their knowledge and expertise by submitting a proposal to present at Evaluation 2013. AEA welcomes proposals on topics…Continue
Added by Rituu B Nanda on January 29, 2013 at 23:40 — No Comments
Who would you most recommend to present a workshop at this year's Evaluation Across Boundaries conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada? ...…Continue
Added by Rituu B Nanda on January 29, 2013 at 12:30 — No Comments
Shared by Roli Mahajan. thanks Roli!…Continue
Added by Rituu B Nanda on January 22, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments
Here is a short note on participation of Institute of Social Studies trust's (ISST)team www.isst-india.org at Regional Deliberation for Evaluation Conclave.
A series of regional deliberations are being held to outreach for the…Continue
I have the pleasure to inform you that the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon lit the Evaluation Torch to celebrate …Continue
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