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Can the world progress on Gender Equality when India and China do not progress at the pace required?

PROGRESS ON SDG 5: INDIA AND CHINA COMPARED

Introduction

The SDG tracker of the UN (https://sdg-tracker.org/gender-equality) provides data (to the extent available), on where different countries are placed on different SDG indicators. This article unravels the progress of China and India -…

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Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on September 20, 2019 at 12:28 — No Comments

South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication-(SAAPE) report: Growing Inequality in South Asia

“South Asian governments must take urgent actions to beat growing inequalities in the region”- says SAAPE report: Growing Inequality in South Asia

03 September 2019, Kathmandu "South Asian countries have failed to make the use of economic growth in the region to improve the lives of the poor and marginalized people of the community, mostly women, girls and marginalised communities…

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Added by Shobha Raghuram on September 4, 2019 at 14:22 — No Comments

Most Significant Change and its use in evaluation

What is Most Significant Change and why is it a great method for evaluation of complex programs? In the light of two different cases, this evaluation podcast explains how this method can help you in different ways to gain in-depth understanding.…

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Added by Rhodé de Graaf on September 2, 2019 at 14:30 — No Comments

Evaluation in Partnership with Community

https://aea365.org/blog/cd-tig-week-evaluation-in-partnership-with-communities-by-audrey-jordan-and-tom-kelly/

(This was blog post from AEA365 Blog August 15, 2019)

We…

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Added by Tom Kelly on August 22, 2019 at 2:31 — No Comments

Parliamentarians in Kenya commit to move forward M&E Policy

Two key evaluation actors namely the African Gender and Development Evaluators Network (AGDEN) and the International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS) won a competitive award from the IOCE and EvalPartners on the Innovation Challenge Project 2019. The title of the project was “Expanding Democratic Spaces for more Inclusive and Equitable Governance: Integrating Gender-Responsiveness and Equity-Focus into Legislation through Evaluation”. The project implementation…

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Added by Awuor Ponge on August 20, 2019 at 7:30 — 7 Comments

Scaling impact by putting people first - New IDRC book!

Get a free & open access version of the book, including a foreword by Robert Chambers here: https://www.idrc.ca/en/book/scaling-impact-innovation-public-good

Time to re-think concepts of scaling and impact?

Expanding "impact" with "innovation" is the…

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Added by Robert McLean on August 12, 2019 at 19:25 — No Comments

Why women’s involvement is so vital to water projects’ success – or failure

Hi there, I am sharing my article about gender issues in water management , here is the link: https://theconversation.com/why-womens-involvement-is-so-vital-to-water-projects-success-or-failure-115011 

Added by Dalia Saad on August 9, 2019 at 11:52 — No Comments

Quest Alliance Releases Reports on Gender, Youth Employability and Education

If you want to further your understanding of the training ecosystem in India, efforts needed to build 21st century classrooms and finally digital career pathways for young people - please access our reports here :https://www.questalliance.net/our-publications

Added by Akanksha Babbar on August 8, 2019 at 13:58 — No Comments

FATHER AND SON: WHAT’S IN A NAME?

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…

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Added by John Siddham on August 5, 2019 at 18:30 — No Comments

Communities are not just 'data gatherers'!

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.…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on July 18, 2019 at 13:30 — 3 Comments

UNICEF HEALTH SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING EVALUATION

Happy to have supported the finalization and dissemination of this important report.
Do not miss its recommendations! Laura
https://www.unicef.org/evaldatabase/files/UNICEF_HealthSystemsStrengthening_report_web.pdf

Added by Laura Gagliardone on July 4, 2019 at 16:59 — No Comments

Creating a more supportive and inclusive university culture: Athena SWAN action plans contribute to positive culture change

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;…

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Added by Pavel Ovseiko on June 30, 2019 at 1:18 — No Comments

Reflections on working with social movements

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…

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Added by Mine Pabari on June 11, 2019 at 13:00 — 2 Comments

Evaluating innovation at UNICEF

Innovation for development is the key and UNICEF has made it an organizational priority.

Why is innovation important?

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…

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Added by Laura Gagliardone on June 5, 2019 at 18:30 — 2 Comments

Follow Up to SGP Gender Cafe on Gender in Evaluation: List of Resources

Greetings!

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:…

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Added by Karine Lepillez on June 4, 2019 at 18:51 — 2 Comments

Announcing a M&E Universe created by INTRAC

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…

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Added by Floresca Karanasou on May 30, 2019 at 19:16 — 6 Comments

Gender in evaluation

Dearest members,

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…

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Added by LOYE Alexis Salvador on May 21, 2019 at 19:47 — No Comments

Call for contributions - Good practice and Lessons-Learned in Gender Responsive Evaluation in the framework of the SDG and Beijing+25

Dear Colleagues, 

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…

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Added by Soo Yeon Kim on May 1, 2019 at 3:00 — 3 Comments

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