Resource: GENDER EQUALITY INDICATORS Brief WHAT, WHY AND HOW?

This OECD practice note focuses on the use of gender equality indicators as a way of measuring change. It asks: what are indicators, and why should we develop indicators to measure gender equality? It also addresses the often political issue of what we should be measuring, provides some broad principles that can be applied, and >> Read more

Resources: Powerpoints from Tool Pool on Identifying Gender Dimensions in your Research

Last week 3 IFPRI researchers presented on identifying gender dimensions in your research.  To see power points: Agnes Quisumbing's  presentation on 'identifying gender dimensions in your research: no cookie cutter approaches' Michelle Adato's presentation on 'using qualitative methods for gender analysis in program evaluations' Andrew Dillon's presentation on 'survey design choices: implications for measuring gender >> Read more

Resource: Guide to Gender-Aware Post-Disaster Needs Assessment

United Nations Development Programme Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery Post-disaster experience reveals that: (i) women and men are affected by natural disasters in similar and different ways; and (ii) recovery activities are often effective when they reflect and address the articulated needs, priorities and interests of both women and men. There is also growing >> Read more

Resources: (English & French) A Practical Guide to Integrating Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS into Grant Proposals to the Global Fund

Karen Hardee, Jill Gay and Elisha Dunn-Georgiou Integrating RH and HIV can greatly contribute to mitigating the AIDS pandemic by reducing unintended pregnancy; preventing perinatal transmission; expanding to more target groups; reducing gender based violence; meeting the needs of people living with HIV and providing our youth with the knowledge and services they need. Whether >> Read more

Resources: Sharpening the Focus on Gender in Agriculture, UN Food and Agriculture Organization Toolkit

A new FAO toolkit aims to sharpen the focus of anti-hunger and development efforts by helping countries gather more accurate information on differences between men and women in agriculture.  The Agri-Gender Database, developed in response to a request from the African Commission on Agricultural Statistics (AFCAS), offers step-by-step, example-driven guidance on how to collect gender >> Read more

Resources: The Asian Development Bank’s Support to Gender and Development Phase I Evaluation Report Relevance, Responsiveness, and Results to Date

This special evaluation study assesses implementation effectiveness of ADB’s 1998 Policy on Gender and Development (GAD) through an analysis of its relevance, responsiveness, and results to date. The evaluation is designed to be conducted in two phases. Phase I, covered in this report, is based mainly on a desk review of about 500 related documents, >> Read more

Resource: Gates Gender and Land Powerpoint

To view the presentation Authors: IIED and CEPA; Alan Rennison, Lorenzo Cotula, Julian Quan, Rebecca Leonard, and Camila Toulmin.

Net Resource: Impact Evaluation and Gender – Measuring What Works, What Doesn’t and Why?

Impact Evaluation and Gender - What Works, What Doesn't, and Why was a BBL hosted by the World Bank Group Gender Action Plan (GAP) to highlight DIME (Development Impact Evaluation Initiative) and GAP collaboration on how to mainstream gender into the World Bank's impact evaluation work. The meeting (held on March 1st) focused on different >> Read more

Resource: ‘Engendering Agricultural Reseach’ GCARD presentation

At the Global Conferences on Agricultural Research for Development (G CARD) in Montpelier France, IFPRI's Ruth Meinzen Dick presented on 'Engendering Agricultural Research' a paper co-written by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Agnes Quisumbing, Julia Behrman, Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano, Vicki Wilde, Marco Noordeloos, Catherine Ragasa & Nienke Beintema To see this GCARD Engendering Agricultural Research power point presentation For >> Read more

News: Commission on the Status of Women

"From 1-12 March 2010, the Commission on the Status of Women undertook a fifteen-year review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly.   Emphasis was placed on the sharing of experiences and good practices, with a view to overcoming remaining >> Read more