Here are six best practice guidelines with text box tips to ensure that you design and implement more gender sensitive evaluation approaches.
- Move from “light-touch” gender analysis to “in-depth” gender analysis
Tip: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Women’s Economic Empowerment and Equality (WE3) dashboard is a great tool to identify different gender domains of analysis and gender related indicators, including access to capital, access to markets, gender-based violence, leadership and agency, and human capital. The tool, which explores over 60 countries’ performance on women’s economic empowerment, can be used to inform evaluation design as well as a source of secondary data.
- Identify key stakeholders and their roles
- Develop gender-related evaluation questions
- Select an appropriate study design
- Implement Gender-sensitive data collection
- Have gender expertise on the evaluation team