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Marco Segone, A K Shiva Kumar & Yamini Atmavilas in front of the Gender & Evaluation community poster in Jan 2015- first event in the Year of Evaluation held in Delhi.

September 2014 Blog Posts (7)

Gender sessions, communications and workshops in the next EES Biennial Conference, Dublin 1-3 October

Dear colleagues,

It is a pleasure to share with you the gender sessions, communications and workshops that will be held in the next EES Biennial Conference, Dublin 1-3 October.


As the coordinator of the Gender and Evaluation Thematic Working Group from EES, I will try to share the main debates…


Added by Julia Espinosa on September 29, 2014 at 12:32 — 1 Comment

EvalPartners offer e-courses on Evaluation from 29th Sep 2014-19th Jan 2015

This message comes courtesy Marco Segone (UN WOMEN Evaluation Office and EvalPartners Co-Chair)

UNWomen, Claremont Graduate University and IOCE, under the EvalPartners initiative, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and in partnership with ReLAC, IPEN and EvalMena, are pleased to announce the opening of the registration for the third 2014 cohort of the…


Added by Rituu B Nanda on September 28, 2014 at 7:30 — 2 Comments

Equality and equity in evaluation

Equity in evaluation: Why is equity so important in evaluation? How can evaluations be better designed to account for equity issues?


I first started to think about equity as an issue in my work as a ‘development practitioner’ as a realistic alternative to the calls by development donors such as the Australian Aid Agency (AusAID) for ‘gender equality’. I say a realistic alternative because in the area of community development, which is where my work is mostly located,…


Added by John Donnelly on September 22, 2014 at 7:00 — 2 Comments

Cultural Competence and Language in Evaluation: Share your Experience!

Dear Gender and Evaluation Colleagues,

I hope all is well. A few days ago I wrote you mentioning that I am currently conducting a research on the use of language in evaluation and I asked you to kindly share some valuable resources on this topic. The response has been pretty good so far and I am in the process of compiling a list of the recommended resources. Today, I would like to follow up and hear more about your own experience and thoughts on this subject.  In particular, I have…


Added by Michele Tarsilla on September 9, 2014 at 20:00 — 9 Comments


The Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST), in association with the Heinrich Böll Foundation, held the thirteenth Gender and Economic Policy Discussion Forum (GEP) on  'Engendering Policies and Programmes Through Feminist Evaluation' on 20 August, 2014. 

Ms Katherine Hay, Ms Ranjani Murthy, Ms Yamini Atmavilas, Ms Urmy Shukla presented at the forum which was chaired by Ms Ratna Sudarshan. …

Added by Tania Kahlon on September 4, 2014 at 11:12 — No Comments

Different approaches to carry out a gender and human rights sensitive evaluation

Dear colleagues,

I would like to share with you our last publication about gender equality, human rights and evaluation. The book Diferentes aproximaciones para hacer una evaluación sensible al género y al enfoque basado en derechos humanos para el desarrollo / Different approaches to carry out a gender and human rights sensitive evaluation. This is a publication of the Ministry of Foreing Affairs and Cooperation of the Government of Spain and it is based in a…


Added by Julia Espinosa on September 3, 2014 at 12:25 — 4 Comments

Story of a lady bike rider and women development: Organizers should go to the roots

Every morning one lady bike rider passes me when my bus gets stuck in the jam on the way to my office. She goes ahead to her destination by driving her Scooty easily and naturally on the wide and narrow spaces on the road as like as a man. Every day when I see her I give her a salute and admire her courage because it is Bangladesh, a moderate Islamic country by the constitution, where a big part of the people do not support from their mind to let the women go out from home for working…


Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on September 2, 2014 at 8:27 — No Comments

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