We at the Institute of Social Studies Trust invited Ranjani Murthy, feminist researcher and evaluator, to our workshop to share the participatory evaluation tools that she uses when she conducts evaluations. While many of these tools are used in participatory research and evaluations, our interest was to understand how these tools maybe used for gender sensitive and feminist evaluations. We are pleased to share with you the edited videos of the training Ranjani conducted with us. We…Continue
We at the Institute of Social Studies Trust invited Ranjani Murthy, feminist researcher and evaluator, to our workshop to share the participatory evaluaution tools that she uses when she conducts evaluations. While many of these tools are used in participatory research and evaluations, our interest in these tools was to understand how these tools maybe used for gender sensitive and feminist evaluations. We are pleased to share with you the edited videos of the training Ranjani conducted with…Continue
I am back. i work as Librarian with Institute of Social Studies Trust, Delhi. Here i would like to say, pl.visit our website www.isstindia.org and try to access our new Digital Library. You can get many reports as your related research works. Its easily downloadable. Already i put one list of ISST Reports. All we get, apart from that, you can get many Reports.
The reports are mostly Poverty, NREGA, Women's Studies, Child Care,…Continue
I'm just back from the latest in a series of workshops conducted by ISST as part of their "Engendering Policy Through Evaluation" project.
Much of the conversation at the workshop was around the notion of "feminist evaluation" and how it should be defined. Is "feminist evaluation" a distinct field of practice with its own precepts, principles, methods and tools? Or is it simply the application of fundamental feminist principles and tools of analysis into the practice of…Continue
Please see the details of this online course. We can reflect together on our learnings. We have a community in India consisting of feminist evaluators, implementers and donors. I will be happy to connect you with them, most of them are members of this community. Thanks to Marco for sharing!
UNWomen, Claremont Graduate University and IOCE, under the EvalPartners initiative, with support from The Rockefeller…Continue
Dear EvalPartners Friends,
The beginning of preparations for Dublin (2014), and Sri Lanka (2015), has given me pause for reflection. In the fury of preparations, it is easy to lose sight of how much we have done, and how important it is to be working truly TOGETHER in this important movement of EvalPartners. So I put together this video to express my appreciation for the people of EvalPartners, and for what each and every one of you and those not in this email list…Continue
Umi Hanik (Indonesian Development Evaluation Community, InDEC)
The Challenge and Potential of Being Women Evaluator, Asia Context
In 2009 Indonesian Development Evaluation Community (InDEC) was…
I recently had the opportunity to work with OMG Center for Collaborative Learning in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. OMG's mission is to "accelerate and deepen social impact through strategy, evaluation, and capacity building."
Below is a link to an interview I did with OMG about Cultural Responsiveness in Evaluation. During the conversation we discussed several issues including:…
The Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST), in association with the Heinrich Böll Foundation, held the twelfth Gender and Economic Policy Discussion Forum (GEP) on 'Migration - Implications on Gender and Equity' on 16 April, 2014 at the India Habitat Centre.
Ms Indrani Mazumdar (CWDS), Dr S K Sasikumar (V V Giri National Labour Institute), Mr Nabesh Bohidar (CARE) and Ms Amrita Sharma (Aajeevika Bureau) presented at the forum which was chaired by Mr…Continue
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The 7th African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) Conference was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon from March 3 – 7, 2014. The conference brought together evaluators from across Africa and around the world. The first two days of the conference were dedicated to interactive workshops while the latter three days showcased presentations from a variety of topics.
In an effort to increase access to the cutting-edge evaluation knowledge being shared at the conference, the conference organizers decided…Continue
was wanting to know if anybody is working on climate change evaluation? Anything interesting to contribute on the topic of gender and CCA? Have been feeling very isolated until I found this site.
Why do u guys need to ask for dowry at the time of Marriage??? Can't u afford to buy the things by yourself? Y do u need the financial help (in the form of Dowry) frm Bride's side? nd then its actually not 'financial help', u ppl get demanding Nd ask for branded Car, cash, gold, furniture, etc. which the girls parents are not able to afford but jst to make you satisfy, they take Loans, which they hv to repay all…
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Do you have good ideas about how to make evaluation reports more interesting?
On the BetterEvaluation site this week we're sharing some strategies and resources, including data visualisations and cartoons, skeleton evaluation reports, and findings as headings.
Rituu has kindly shared a real-time evaluation query about this, and is going to 'road-test' the best suggestions on her evaluation report. You can read about 7 strategies, with lots of resources, on the…Continue
I was fortunate to attend a session by Chris Collison, Knowledge Management specialist on learning. He was one of the speakers at Africa Evaluation Association Conference held recently in Yaounde, Cameroon. Here are some of the points Chris shared:
Individual learning happens naturally. When we move from individual learning to group of people learning collectively there is a big leak. Learning does not spread naturally from person to person. Moreover, learning decays over time when…Continue
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Dear Gender and Evaluation Community
This is a bit late, but nevertheless I am posting my reflection on AEA, 2013 which I had the opportunity to attend.
Comments most welcome.
South African Government Standards for EvaluationContinue
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I was facilitating a daylong gender sensitization session with my project staffs working in dairy value chain in Bangladesh. I am sharing a PowerPoint (Gender Sensitization.pptx) of that session.
Actually the session was based on the tools used and lesson learned through a gender/equity sensitive monitoring and…Continue