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Added by Akanksha Babbar on August 8, 2019 at 13:58 — No Comments
Peril magazine asked me and my son Luke to share some reflections on gender and culture for their ‘Man up’ edition. Here it is for your reading pleasure. #patriarchy #masculinity #parenting.
Original piece posted here Click here to read Luke’s piece, ‘Dad Never Taught Me to Man Up’.
John Siddham was born in India in the late 1950s and now lives in Australia. His son, Luke, was born in…Continue
WWF Netherlands and the IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands organized a three-day workshop on Citizen Science in The Hague in early July 2019. The workshop brought together representatives from civil society, science and government to learn from interesting cases studies, unpack prominent themes related to citizen science and share experiences.…Continue
Added by Laura Gagliardone on July 4, 2019 at 16:59 — No Comments
Results of two C-Change surveys of 4997 faculty and staff in medical and social sciences at the University of Oxford are analysed quantitatively and qualitatively and presented with illustrative quotations giving voice to critical personal perceptions of the culture and efforts to improve it. The C-Change survey included 12 dimensions of the culture: Vitality; Self-Efficacy in Career Advancement; Institutional Support; Relationships/Inclusion/Trust; Values Alignment; Ethical/Moral Distress;…Continue
Added by Pavel Ovseiko on June 30, 2019 at 1:18 — No Comments
Over the course of last year and into this year Athari has been involved in evaluation and facilitation of social change movements – feminism/women’s right and environmental justice.
These experiences have been an incredible learning opportunity for me personally and I’m writing to share some of my reflections. These are by no means exhaustive and I hope to continue to reflect and be open to challenging my own thoughts over time – as that is the best way I know how to…Continue
Innovation for development is the key and UNICEF has made it an organizational priority.
The world is changing faster than ever, as are the challenges facing its most vulnerable. Conflict and displacement, disasters and climate change, and urbanization and disease outbreaks are growing complex and interrelated. Exploring new ways of delivering programmes, with new partners and new technologies, is increasingly getting recognized as being crucial…Continue
Thanks to those who joined us for the SGP Gender Cafe on Gender in Evaluation that took place on Monday, April 29th. We were thrilled to have so many of you join us and to hear the diversity of insights during breakout sessions.
We would like to share with you the resources that came from the session, which we invite you to share with your friends and colleagues:…Continue
INTRAC has launched the M&E Universe - a new, free, online platform of resources for M&E practitioners of all levels of experience.
The universe is a series of short papers (2-6 pages) covering a wide range of aspects of M&E and providing an entry point to both basic M&E topics as well as more advanced and complex approaches and issues. There will be updates over the coming year, with further sections added.
You can land on this new universe…Continue
I'd like to share with you the publication on Gender in Evaluation of the Independent Development Evaluation at the Africa Development Bank. I contributed on Gender-responsive evaluation in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals in French-speaking sub-Saharan African countries: situational analysis,challenges, opportunities and innovative approaches
There are many other relevant publication of Donna on feminist…Continue
Added by LOYE Alexis Salvador on May 21, 2019 at 19:47 — No Comments
By Awuor PONGE; Member, African Gender and Development Evaluators Network (AGDEN) & Africa Regional Representative, EvalIndigenous Global Network.
The date was…Continue
UN Women Independent Evaluation and Audit Services (IEAS) is planning to publish a Good practices and Lessons-Learned in Gender Responsive Evaluation in the framework of the SDG+5 and Beijing+25. The knowledge product will highlight good practices on how evaluations with gender-lens are impactful in tacking the structural barriers and social norms for gender equality against the twelve critical areas of concern identified in the Beijing Platform for Action…Continue
Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on April 30, 2019 at 18:39 — No Comments
The Research Quality Plus, RQ+, approach is a novel means of judging the quality of research and innovation. It reimagines what makes for good science and how we might encourage more. In application at IDRC, it has positioned gender responsivity as a non-negotiable component of quality work.
Given the close links between research and evaluation, we wonder about the potential for RQ+ as a framework for evaluation quality assessment, management, and governance. Could it be a starting…Continue
Added by Robert McLean on April 23, 2019 at 1:51 — No Comments
I do evaluations which I often call participatory. I have a consultation with the primary stakeholders on what should be evaluated, involve them in the process of evaluation, and analyse and validate findings with them. While it is participatory, the control rests with me, and I act as a proxy or surrogate for the marginalised women/girls, men/boys and transwomen/transmen.
However, being a "surrogate", do I really capture the voices of marginalised, which may be contradictory given…Continue
Rituu suggested I reflect on my practice and also share with you the set of blogs a few outcome harvesting practitioners wrote for AEA365 (attachment) to give a sense of the method and in so doing pay tribute to the method’s originator, Ricardo Wilson-Grau – see attached. So, this note reflects on outcome harvesting as feminist. It is arguably…Continue
May I share a post published today at Zenda Ofir´s blog on "Evaluation for Development".
My contribution to her blog intended to be tips for Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEEs), but I hope that they can be adapted by current evaluation practitioners who wish to reflect on their role in transformative change.
You can read the English version of the post at the following link: …Continue
I’m pleased to share with you a new paper providing insight and guidance on the value of participatory approaches that ground measurement of empowerment in lives and perspectives of women and girls. The paper builds on a recent webinar on measuring empowerment of women and girls for the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research.
It also draws on an earlier on-line consultation with this …Continue
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This article explores lessons from evaluations that I have done on work with men and boys to challenge dominant masculinities in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. It also asks what lessons are different from evaluating work with women and girls on…Continue