Prateek favourite photo from the pastoral study. This photo is something which I could relate to. We could point out before going to the field how pastoral woman's work does not find itself within the women and work discourse but it was after understanding the relationship of women with animals, we could understand the nature of "work" which a pastoral woman does.
Dear Colleagues, Verghese Kurien Policy Lab (VKPL) at IRMA has been working with UNICEF Gujarat on various aspects of COVID, its impact on rural households (food security and nutrition), and identification of coping mechanisms that may have provided insurance type effects during the pandemic. We will be presenting our first set of findings on the extent of information management in Gram Panchayats. Our findings are based on a survey of 175 GPs during the 2nd and 3rd phases of lockdown.The…See More
The Evaluation Community of India (ECOI) was launched by Ms. Sindhushree Khullar, CEO, NITI Aayog, Government of India on October 16, 2015. ECOI seeks to promote knowledge sharing in the area of M&E for high quality, credible and useful evaluations for more effective programs and policies in India.The group also seeks to contribute to formal capacity building at various levels by:a) setting standardsb) advocating demand for and practice of evaluation, andc) developing norms of competencies…See More
The Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University is conducting the summer webinar series titled "Summer of Ishq": Issues in Society, History and Queerness. Over the years, the series has been a platform that has put thinkers, scholars and activists in conversation with one another as they address a range of issues like intimacy, feminism, inequality, desire, resistance, religion and identity. In our summer edition, we hope to bring together an illustrious group of thinkers…See More
UNDP-UNICEF Joint Dialogue: Gender-based Violence and Technology, With the exponential increase in gender-based violence since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rise in the use of the mobile and web-based technology to support survivors of gender-based violence. However, privacy and security issues linked to the use of such tools, if ignored, can undermine their effectiveness and compound the risks faced by women. Moreover, women in the Europe and Central Asia and…See More
Introduction: As the impact of COVID19 is growing and in-person data is needed more than ever to inform policy and programs, the methods used to collect in-person data and traveling is becoming more challenging and risky. Everyone is exploring how to continue their work through alternative means of reducing in-person interactions and collecting data remotely and safely. Many are considering a shift to mobile data collection or computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI).…See More