Want to Integrate Gender in Your Evaluation But Don’t Know Where to Start?

Session Number: 2662
Track: Feminist Issues in Evaluation
Session Type: Skill-Building Workshop
Tags: developing countries, gender equality, gender integration, International Evaluation
First Author or Discussion Group Leader: Jessica Fehringer [Senior Technical Specialist - Evaluation and Gender - MEASURE Evaluation]
Second Author or Discussion Group Leader: Sarah Miller Frazer [Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist - RTI International ]
Third Author or Discussion Group Leader: Brittany Schriver Iskarpatyoti, MPH [Research Analyst - MEASURE Evaluation]
Fourth Author or Discussion Group Leader: Mahua Mandal [Research Associate/Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill]
Time: Nov 10, 2017 (01:45 PM - 03:15 PM)
Room: Marriott Balcony A

Theme: Learning to Enhance Evaluation
Audience Level: Intermediate

Session Abstract (150 words): 

Gender-sensitive evaluation ensures that gender inequality and related issues are addressed throughout the evaluation process. Using a clearly articulated process for integrating gender into evaluation, participants will build skills in designing a gender-integrated evaluation plan for international development programs, including considering gender when documenting a program’s theory of change, defining gender-sensitive evaluation questions, selecting indicators that go beyond sex-disaggregation to measure gender constructs, collecting and interpreting gender-data, and disseminating and using results.  Participants will apply their newly learned skills using 1-2 case studies of programs in a developing country.  At the end of the session, participants will be equipped with the knowledge, understanding, and skills to strengthen gender components within their current or future evaluations.