August 2014 Blog Posts (11)

Guidelines for Measuring Results in Women's Economic Empowerment

I thought this network might be interested in some new guidance produced by the DCED: Guidelines for Measuring Results in Women's Economic Empowerment. 

The guidelines include practical advice on integrating women's economic empowerment into a monitoring system. Drawing on good practices and lessons learned from Making Markets Work for the Chars (M4C) and the Alliances Lesser Caucasus Programme (ALCP) in Georgia, the guidelines in particular offer suggestions for measuring…


Added by Adam Kessler on August 22, 2014 at 19:09 — 1 Comment

Are gender-sensitive evaluations and feminist evaluations different?

In evaluation conferences, at times I hear "I do feminist evaluations, and not gender evaluations". Feminist evaluation places issues of power at the center of defining scope of evaluation, evaluation process and, how findings are used.  They look at intersections between gender and identities, and examine how the project/programme change social structures. Gender evaluations do not deal with issues of power and structures"

Having been taught about gender relations through reading…


Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on August 21, 2014 at 7:00 — 4 Comments

Reflections on the Visual of Anti-violence Discourse in Europe

The landscape of visual culture is a harbinger of normalised symbolic violence against women, and discourse shapes our understanding of the world and how we do things. Considering the high prevalences (FRA Survey 2014) there is an urgent need for reflection on the actual practices and the messages behind.

The WHO Multi-country study on women’s health and domestic violence against women (2005) indicated that 15–71% of women experience physical…


Added by Birgit Wolf on August 17, 2014 at 23:00 — 2 Comments

JudithButler: Speaking of Rage and Grief

Butler (2009) states for images from war produced by embedded reporting, what I want to stress for contexts of gender and violence as well to question the forms of social or political power, the forms of prescriptive meaning and to consider that the image itself follows its own structure, opening or closing ways to scrutiny frames of gender and/or gander-based violence – to transit from reproducing violence to a state of non-violence, to grieving. Butler’s question of vulnerability,…


Added by Birgit Wolf on August 17, 2014 at 22:30 — 1 Comment

Rwanda - Participatory Evaluations

Our GFP HQ staff recently conducted a field visit to Rwanda to assist with the Participatory Evaluations our Pioneers and Delegates were busy organising. Sairah Yusuf (Research, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer), Safiya Ibn Garba (Programmes Manager) and Mo’ath Alkhawaldeh (Programmes Coordinator) spent time with our volunteers, allowing them to capture the experience through the following video.…


Added by Generations For Peace on August 17, 2014 at 11:30 — No Comments

Participatory Evaluation in Macedonia - Generations For Peace style!

From 16 to 22nd April, Nabila Hussein (Knowledge, Education and Outreach Officer), and Mo’ath Al-Khawaldeh (Programmes Coordinator) visited our Delegates and Pioneers in Macedonia. The purpose of the visit was to grant support to our Generations For Peace volunteers in the carrying out of their Participatory Evaluation (PE). This was the second, in a series of PE Field Research Visits, carried out by HQ staff. GFP endeavours to continuously improve the PE process by accessing the way this…


Added by Generations For Peace on August 17, 2014 at 11:30 — No Comments

Participatory Evaluation in Georgia

In June 2014 we had yet another Participatory Evaluation, this time held in Tbilisi, Georgia for the recently concluded Sport For Peace Programme. As has been emphasised previously, the PE process is exceptionally important for gaining insight into how the Target Group and Beneficiary community receive GFP programmes.

Now that you are familiar with this evaluation method, do you think it would be useful in your context? Let us know your thoughts!…


Added by Generations For Peace on August 14, 2014 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

Revised and newly translated materials for trainers on gender and health M&E - in Spanish, English, and French

This is just to let you know of a recently revised/updated  English language powerpoint training module we just released on our website and of the new Spanish and French translations as well. Everything is available on the following site:


By the end of this training…


Added by Jessica F on August 14, 2014 at 20:25 — No Comments

New Gender and Health M&E eLearning Course

Dear colleagues,

MEASURE Evaluation is pleased to announce the release of its newly published

Gender M&E eLearning course, an eLearning course hosted on USAID's Global Health eLearning

(GHeL) Center.

Integrating gender into monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is an important step towards understanding the…


Added by Jessica F on August 14, 2014 at 20:00 — 1 Comment

Women empowerment: in which ways???

Many people including women leaders and social workers are excited about women empowerment in development and under developed country. It is true that in those countries, there have been created many opportunities to empowered women and now women especially poor women of those countries are empowered themselves than last decades. Access in Micro finance and borrowing…


Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on August 14, 2014 at 13:46 — 2 Comments


Junto a las colegas Rosa Parés Canela y Julia Brandiarán tuvimos recientemente la oportunidad de colaborar en la traducción al Español de la Herramienta para Medir el Nivel de Participación en una Evaluación. Esta herramienta fue desarrollada y validada empíricamente por  Pierre-Marc  Daigneault y Steve Jacob a fin de medir el nivel de participación de distintos stakeholders en una evaluación dada. 
La herramienta ya está disponible para su…

Added by Pablo Rodriguez Bilella on August 9, 2014 at 18:28 — 4 Comments

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