The role of social norms change in economically empowering women was a hot topic at the SEEP Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum earlier this year.
The event was opened by Professor Naila Kabeer, who argued that not taking cultural and social norms into consideration when enhancing women’s economic empowerment (WEE) can undermine the transformative potential of WEE efforts. Dr Cynthia Drakeman also presented the…Continue
Evaluating progress towards the SDGs will require an assessment of whether that progress is equitable, relevant and sustainable. Furthermore, if development is to be inclusive and leave no one behind, human rights principles and standards should also be considered. Is the field of evaluation ready to deal with this paradigm shift? Are evaluations…Continue
The wind-swept islands of the archipelago of Cabo Verde, with their mountainous terrain, make life harsh and pose constant challenges for their inhabitants. Over 350 000 of the estimated 500 000 Cabo Verdeans live in rural areas. They traditionally grew…
Added by Payal Mulchandani on July 20, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments
Dear Gender and Evaluation Community, I am taking the initiative to show you an article I have written on my 17 daily actions to support the SDGs: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/i-believe-better-world-you-laura-my-17-daily-actions-sdgs-laura. It is working as engagement tool and, over the past weeks, I have received good comments which could be developed in ideas and…Continue