Worth a read - Naila Kabeer's strong rebuttal of Esther Duflo's proposition that affirmative action for gender equality is distortionary and inefficient. Kabeer points to the "selective storytelling" that replicates familiar biases and constructs a narrative that is not borne out by experiences on the ground. …Continue
When schools were closed during a five--month period of lockdown in Kenya this year, almost 4,000 schoolgirls became pregnant in…Continue
Added by Catrina Perch on December 9, 2020 at 12:01 — No Comments
EVALSDGs INSIGHT #10:
Transforming M&E for Achieving the SDGs
PURPOSE: This EVALSDGs Insight #10 concerns a long-standing issue: gender inequality and the degree to which the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can assure equality and equity among peoples. Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) of SDGs implementation in 66 countries indicate that countries must act vigorously to achieve gender equity across all SDGs. This Insight proposes…
Rakesh Mohan has been the director of the Office of Performance Evaluations (OPE; https://legislature.idaho.gov/ope/) an independent and nonpartisan agency of the Idaho State Legislature, since 2002. We cover critical issues related to evaluation and how it can guiding government and public policy.
Added by James Pann on September 29, 2020 at 21:30 — No Comments
Bonjour à toutes et tous,
Sur les conseil de Rituu, je vous partage le compte-rendu du dernier atelier de notre communauté de pratiques et d'échanges sur le genre. Il a eu lieu le 23 juin 2020 et était consacré à "Covid et violences basées sur le genre".
Vous pouvez trouver le document en PDF…Continue
Added by Armelle Barré on September 2, 2020 at 11:05 — No Comments
Prioritising Competing M&E Needs and Demands in an Adaptive Programme: 7 Takeaways
Gloria Sikustahili, Julie Adkins, Japhet Makongo & Simon Milligan
We’ve all been there. We’ve drowned in the weight of programme documentation; the need to capture everything, to report everything, to be seen to be held accountable for…Continue
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This case study from an evaluation with highlights the complexity of women's empowerment. Researchers distinguish between individual (power to), interpersonal, collective agency (power with) and attitudinal change (power within) towards structural…Continue
Sharing thoughts on the status of women on the occasion of World Mosquito Day today. voices of tribal women from Jharkhand in India tells how women are unheard even to address NTDs.
‘Garibi ke karan khareed nahi pate hain. Humare ghar mein koi machardani mein nahi sota’. (we are unable to buy due to poverty. Nobody in our house sleeps under a bed-net). Says a tribal woman of age above 50 years…Continue
Blog for the Global Evaluation of UNICEF’s WASH Programming in Protracted Crises, 2014-19
What did we learn?
Some of the most…
1.0 Context: Dalit women are discriminated against by intersections of caste, class and gender. Amongst Dalit women in Tamil Nadu, Arunthathiyars (AR) are the most exploited and steeped in poverty. Arunthathiyar women and men have no agriculture land, own limited livestock, are typically underemployed, and…Continue
Dear all at Gender & Evaluation,
INTRAC’s free resource for M&E practitioners, the M&E Universe, has been updated with six new papers on the M&E of advocacy. The papers are written by Nigel Simister and Jenny Ross, and form the first part of the new M&E of Development Approaches section.
INTRAC produces the M&E Universe for the benefit of civil society professionals and organisations around the…Continue
Added by Floresca Karanasou on July 22, 2020 at 18:00 — No Comments
Happy to have facilitated the entire evaluation:Continue
Added by Laura Gagliardone on July 20, 2020 at 18:47 — No Comments
Kylie Hutchinson on the importance of learning from evaluation mistakes and paying attention to red flags.
Kylie is the 2020 recipient of the Canadian Evaluation Society's Award for Contribution to Evaluation in Canada and has spent the past thirty years working in the not-for-profit sector as a consultant, trainer, program manager, board member, and volunteer.
She notes that challenges are often experienced when evaluators…
Added by James Pann on July 4, 2020 at 23:30 — No Comments
I am pleased to share the Evaluation Community of India's newsletter for the quarter April to June'20
The attachment is below the picture…Continue
Added by Banda Rao on July 1, 2020 at 9:30 — No Comments
Please to share an e-guide on ethical considerations for social research and evaluationContinue
I am posting this blog on behalf of Dr Archna Kumar.
Evaluation Community of India organised Evalfest in Feb'20. We had a session on Innovation Bazaar.
There was one group which shared experiences from numerous research studies conducted in different regions of India, by Professors, and Doctoral and advanced Master’s scholars of Department of Development Communication and Extension, Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi. These were the presenters
Added by Rituu B Nanda on June 20, 2020 at 17:00 — No Comments
I am very happy to share with you the UN Women Rapid Assessment Tool to Evaluation Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Results in Humanitarian Context now available on UN Women’s website.
This is a rapid tool that can help M&E officers assess in a quick way the degree of…Continue
Added by Florencia Tateossian on June 19, 2020 at 21:00 — No Comments
By Rania Fazah
During one of my interviews (meetings) with a woman volunteer in Nigeria active in deradicalization programs, a woman mid-40s wearing the traditional outfit, covering herself from head to toe with a colorful pattern! My assumption when I met her, this is a happy woman! (in conflict contexts don’t assume peace fighters are happy). I asked her what was her motivation to join the program to deradicalize youth? Why she chose to get involved with the “BOKO…Continue
Added by Rania Fazah on June 16, 2020 at 13:58 — No Comments