EVALSDGs Insight #10- gender and equity in SDGs

EVALSDGs Insight #10 concerns a longstanding issue: gender inequality and the degree to which the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can assure equality and equity among peoples. Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) of SDGs implementation in 66 countries indicate that countries must act vigorously to achieve gender equity across all SDGs. This Insight proposes some solutions for strengthening gender responsiveness in evaluations of the SDGs.

https://gendereval.ning.com/profiles/blogs/evalsdgs-insight-10-transforming-m-amp-e-for-achieving-the-sdgs

Webinar: Measuring Impact Qualitatively

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Webinar: Measuring Impact Qualitatively

Time: October 29, 2015 from 10am to 11am
Location: Online October 29, at 10:00 AM EDT.
City/Town: Online
Event Type: october, 29, at, 10:00, am, edt.
Organized By: Measure Evaluation
Latest Activity: Sep 29, 2015

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Join a webinar on preliminary findings from a MEASURE Evaluation research study entitled Measuring Impact Qualitatively. The one-hour webinar will take place Thursday, October 29, at 10:00 AM EDT. The study and the webinar aim to elicit discussion and share insights regarding the role of qualitative methods in evaluative efforts to understand and measure impact.

The impetus for the study came largely from recognition that impact evaluations are increasingly a priority for USAID and other donors. The general goal for impact evaluations is to map causal relationships, measure change over time, and attribute that change. With such a goal, impact becomes largely a quantitative metric to compare projects and their intended outcomes as they relate to broader objectives around sustainable economic and social development. More often than not, less emphasis is placed on considering impact in qualitative terms—that is, through the perspectives of individual beneficiaries, their specific experiences, and how those experiences might have changed over time. Such a focus can be important in accounting for the ways “impact” is a subjective concept.

The Measuring Impact Qualitatively study is led by Susan Pietrzyk with contributions from Reeti Hobson, Lwendo Moonzwe, and Debra Prosnitz. Over the course of this past year, in reviewing USAID-funded and HIV/AIDS-related evaluations, the research team explored what a quantitative measure of impact can tell us (and not tell us) while also thinking through the ways evaluations often measure impact qualitatively.

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