“Puttava (name changed) is a 10 year old girl whom we found in karavali junction slum area. She was washing utensils. She stated that she has to do all domestic work and also take care of her younger brother who is 3 years old. Both her parents are working as coolie workers at the construction site. She does not attend the local school because she has to take care of her younger brother. She is interested in going to school but circumstances do not allow her. She…Continue
A short film made by Vani Subramanian.
Made on the occasion of a celebration of Devaki Jain's 80th birthday. An event celebrating Devaki Jain's work and contribution to the women's movement and feminist scholarship was held on the 18th of November, 2013 at the India International Centre, New Delhi. It was organised by the Institute of Social Studies Trust, the…Continue
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International Workshop on…Continue
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Parliamentarians Evaluation Seminar: Kuala Lumpur: 28 March, 2014…
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How can we Strengthen National Evaluation Systems”? The Fall 2013 edition of Evaluation Matters…Continue
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Please see Parliamentarians Forum for Dev Evaluation…Continue
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Hi! I am a new comer to this forum and very excited to be part of the evaluation community. I would like to share with you all the evaluation of WECAN- a regional campaign to end violence against women, supported by OXFAM. I would really like to know your views on the study.
I want to share with you some of my papers on Gender and Evaluation. Pleases, find attached the comunication Towards a gender-sensitive evaluation? Practices and challenges in international development evaluation. I presented this comunication in the 9th European Evaluation Society International Conference (Praga, 2010). This comunication has just been published with modifications in Evaluation. Abril, 2013 vol. 19 no. 2. Pp. 171-182.…Continue
Ranjani.K.Murthy was supported by Indian Social Studies Trust to be present at American Evaluation Association.
She gave a presentation on Gender and Equity Aware Participatory Processes in Evaluation. On the link below you will find her presentation: Grappling With Complexity: Gender and Equity Aware Participatory Processes in Evaluation
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The X Gender and Economic Policy Discussion forum, organized by the Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST) in association with Heinrich Böll Stiftung, on 'National Land Reform Policy - Implications on Gender and Equity' was held at the India International Centre on the 29th of October. Seema Kulkarni (SOPPECOM), Charanjit Singh (Dept. of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Devt., Govt. of India) and Madhu Sarin (Fellow, Rights and Resources Initiative) presented at…Continue
The Development Review (ISSN 2220-7651) is an international Journal aimed at bringing the voices from the grassroots. It is a scholarly open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, journal focusing on theories, methods and applications in the development sector. It is published quarterly.Specific focus of the journal is on the following subjects.…Continue
In the countries like in South-Asia, 'Education' and 'Economy' are the two vehicles with which a woman can attain 'Empowerment' in her family and in the society as well.
Here 'Education' does not mean only 'Formal' education. It is informal, life-skill-oriented education. In our country many women are totally illiterate, but can we imagine how do they 'manage' their own family with so many members in a family? Do we (both men and women) recognize their creativity? There are so many…Continue
Link to a blog comparing by John M. Kamensky, Senior Fellow and Associate Partner, IBM Center for The Business of Government.
(sharing which received from Dr. Prajapati Trivedi, Secretary to Govt of India)
Sometimes it is refreshing to look at how…Continue
The IX Gender and Economic Policy Discussion forum, organized by the Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST) in association with Heinrich Böll Stiftung, on 'The City as an Inclusive Space through a Gender and Equity Lens' was held at the India International Centre Annexe on the 5th of September . Dr. Kalpana Viswanath (JAGORI), Aparna Das (GIZ) and Dr. Renu Khosla (CURE india); chaired by Prof. K.T. Ravindran (INTACH/ RICS School of Built Environment) presented at the…Continue
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I work with the Institute of the Social Studies Trust (ISST), New Delhi. I was part of the team ( included Shraddha Chigateri, Rajib Nandi and Rituu B Nanda) which conducted a Meta-evaluation study with a Gender and Equity lens:Evaluating Evaluations of an Economic Empowerment Programme for Women in India.We presented a paper on our work "Meta-evaluation with a Gender and Equity lens" in July at SLEVA Conference, Sri Lanka.Below is the…Continue
At the onset, I would like to thank the Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST) and in particular, Ms. Shraddha Chigateri and Ms. Akansha Babbar for giving me an opportunity to attend the 4th International Conference by the Sri Lanka Evaluation Association (SLEvA). The main theme of the conference was “Evaluation for Change”, wherein I had presented the paper (abstract is given below), jointly written by Ms.…Continue
A woman is invariably, a sister, daughter, mother, grandmother to man, at some point of time in life. If none else, every man has had bonds with his mother at least, and so has stakes in a woman’s cause. Women’s Synergy (WS) thus encourages men to reflect on their relationship with women and fathom the best in them that could go a long way in supporting and holding women as prized possessions.…Continue
Attending this reflection session was useful. For a person like me who wants to understand its relevance to the work one does this was basic and sufficient. J-Pal Delhi team did a good job of finally educating me in most simple manner. I learned that there are evaluation of programmes which resulted in decision of not to scale up as a desired impact was not seen. I need to learn more on such evaluations. Diva Dhar's advice on scope of RCT in the work I have in hand is very useful. Now…Continue
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