Background: Evalgender+ is a global partnership facilitated by EvalPartners to promote the demand, supply and use of Equity Focused and Gender Responsive Evaluations. http://www.mymande.org/evalgender EvalGender+ management group representing different geographical regions functions through task forces. Please read more about genesis of Evalgender+ management group http://gendereval.ning.com/profiles/blogs/evalgender-launched-in-nepal Gender & Evaluation online community serves as knowledge sharing hub ofEvalGender+ which you can signup at http://gendereval.ning.com

Join our Task forces...

If the topics below strike a chord with you join our task forces. We urge you to volunteer for only one task force…something close to your heart. Please contact the focal points.

 1.   Advocacy and Leadership Task Group Develop advocacy strategy for engendered evaluation, adapt for related target groups(s) examples:

  • demand for gender-sensitive and equity evaluations , parliamentarians
  • use of evidence produced by gender-sensitive and equity focused evaluations women’s, men’s groups

Focal points: AWUOR PONGE awuorponge@gmail.com and ISHA MIRANDA ishamiranda2011@gmail.com

 2. Capacity Development Task group

Mapping of what has been done
Integrate training on gender sensitive and equity focused evaluation in ongoing M&E trainings (with UN and beyond):
Request report and follow-up on training of parliamentarians in Kenya
Mapping institutions that do M&E training, and interested in developing skills
Link to Professionalization group re skills/competencies in conducting GSEF evaluations
Feedback in Evaluation Agenda: ensure that individual, institutional and enabling environment sections reflect interests of the GEEFE;
Interact with Capacity Building TIGs under VOPEs
MyM&E platform: survey of those who completed training online for experience in applying their knowledge, skills in conducting gender sensitive and equity focused evaluations
Training on GEEFE

Focal points: Rashmi Agrawal – rashmi_agrawal56@rediffmail.comand Tatiana Tretiakova - ttatiana2000@mail.ru

3.  Communication and Knowledge Management Task Group aims to develop a communication and knowledge management strategy for EG+; prepare key messages for information materials/events; develop strategies on using language that is friendly to non-gender community; and using existing platforms to promote EvalGender+. The Group seeks new social media platforms, especially mapping and sharing through platforms, based on communication strategies, VOPE linking, and using existing platforms to call for tools.

Focal PointsAwuorPonge : awuorponge@gmail.com& Claudia Olavarria claudiaolavarriam@gmail.com

 

4. Tools/approaches Task group works to coordinate and share tools and approaches to increase gender and human rights responsive evaluations. Currently our main focus is on:

  • Mapping/establishing repositories of tools and approaches,
  • Mapping/establishing repositories of evaluators with special skills and qualifications in gender
  • Assist with grant proposal assessments for EvalGender+
  • Develop minimum standards and guidelines for ethics and quality control of gender responsive evaluations 

Focal points: Madri Jansen van Rensburg: madrijvr@gmail.com and SonalZaveri sonalzaveri@gmail.com

5. Participatory Evaluation& are we listening Task Group We aim to delve deeper into various approaches and methodologies around engaging stakeholders including communities in evaluation particularly from Gender and equity lens. Another aspect we want to explore is – are we actually ‘listening’ to the community. What is listening? Who listens? To whom? Why should we listen?

Focal points- Luisa Belli Luisa.Belli@fao.org & Rituu B Nanda rituubnanda@feministevaluation.org

If you are interested to join any of the above do let us know by 1st June 2016.

 

Warm regards,

Evalgender+ Management Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Comment by Rituu B Nanda on June 3, 2016 at 23:29

Dear All,

I request you all to kindly write  directly to focal points of the task forces. they are mentioned in the post above.

Thanks

Rituu

Comment by Getaneh Gobezie on June 2, 2016 at 11:38

Dear Rituu ... Thank you for the invitation ... I would like to join the tools and approaches task force ... Getaneh (getanehg2002@yahoo.com)

Comment by Edwin Ochieng on June 1, 2016 at 17:55
I am interested in the Advocacy and Leadership Task Group; use of evidence.
Comment by Annastacia Nthenya Olembo on June 1, 2016 at 16:50

Am interested in joining the Tools and Approaches task force

Comment by Rituu B Nanda on May 31, 2016 at 21:53

Eddah, please write to focal points Rashmi Agrawal – rashmi_agrawal56@rediffmail.comand Tatiana Tretiakova - ttatiana2000@mail.ru

Mary, please write to Focal points: Madri Jansen van Rensburg: madrijvr@gmail.com and SonalZaveri sonalzaveri@gmail.com

Comment by Mary Muthoni Nderitu on May 31, 2016 at 20:28

Thanks Rituu for the invitation. This is a good forum way of engagement and sharing. I wish to be part of the group number 4. Tools/approaches Task group. 

Comment by Eddah Kanini on May 26, 2016 at 10:50

Thank you for this initiative. It will go along way in strengthening gender and evaluation. Since we can only join one group, I will join the Capacity Development Task group.

Can one change later for any reason at all?

Comment by Rituu B Nanda on May 25, 2016 at 14:50

Dear Sushmita, wonderful that you want to volunteer. Please connect with the focal points: AWUOR PONGE awuorponge@gmail.com and ISHA MIRANDA ishamiranda2011@gmail.com

Comment by susmita mukherjee on May 25, 2016 at 14:19

Thanks Rituu for sharing (and creating) such a wonderful platform and opportunity. I would love to be part of the first group - Advocacy and Leadership Task Group. Hope to receive information and guidance further. 

regards

Sushmita

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