This toolkit was developed to support organisations, step-by-step, in their journey towards gender transformation. It contains a participatory gender self-assessment in 3 stages designed to assess the organisational commitments and practices, and to which extent they integrate a gender-transformative approach. It supports the process of self-reflection about how gender-transformative approaches are realised and practised within the organisation’s own structures and networks. It provides guidelines to take affirmative action through an Organisational Gender Action Plan (OGAP) which can be implemented and measured over time.
EMERGE is an initiative focused on measurement of gender equality and empowerment. The platform is designed as a repository of measures and resources for survey researchers and practitioners working on development, program monitoring and evaluation, and for consideration of state or national indicators.
This toolkit aims to strengthen the capacity of researchers working on infectious diseases of poverty by incorporating an intersectional gender approach.
This Evaluation Handbook is a practical guide to help those initiating, managing and/or using gender-responsive evaluations by providing direction, advice and tools for every step in the evaluation process: planning, preparation, conduct, reporting, evaluation use and follow up. Although specific to UN Women evaluation processes, the Evaluation Handbook may be useful to international development evaluators and professionals, particularly those working on gender equality, women’s empowerment and human rights.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Gender Equality Toolbox is made up of tools that can guide foundation staff and partners in designing, managing and measuring the results and impact of gender intentional and gender transformative programs and investments. Contains Gender Equality lexicon, Conceptual Model of Women and Girls’ Empowerment, Methods Note on Measuring Empowerment, Gender Equality Primer, Gender Integration Guide, Gender Integration Marker, and Gender Integration Marker Aid.
CARE’s Gender Marker is a self-assessment program quality and learning tool. It measures the integration of gender into programming along the CARE Gender Continuum from harmful to transformative. The Gender Marker enables CARE to track, improve on, and support more effective, gender integrated programming. The Gender Marker is designed to be used in combination with Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability systems to help teams reflect on the integration of gender in order to learn from and improve the gendered approach of their work.
Gender in Water and Sanitation highlights in brief form, approaches to redressing gender inequality in the water and sanitation sector. It is a working paper as the Water and Sanitation Program and its partners continue to explore and document emerging practice from the field. In each section good mainstreaming practices are highlighted, while a checklist summarizes key points to consider when mainstreaming gender.
This framework offers guidance for how FHI 360’s research and programs can systematically identify and challenge gender-based inequalities that pose barriers to development. The Gender Integration Framework offers guiding principles, provides definitions, explains gender integration, introduces gender analysis and addresses gender integration in programs and research. If used consistently and adapted as we learn from daily practice, this framework can enable us to make gender a positive aspect around which individual lives can be improved and human development advanced.
The Gender Tool Box gathers knowledge material and method support on gender equality in the form of tools, briefs and thematic overviews. The tool box features gender mainstreaming tools includingthree main approaches: Integration of gender equality in interventions in general; Targeting specific groups or issues through special interventions; Dialogue with partners on gender sensitive issues and aspects.
The Compendium of Gender Scales contains scales used to assess gender-related attitudes and beliefs. Scales selectedfor the compendium have all been tested for their ability to measure gender attitudes and predict behaviors of interest, such as gender-based violence and partner reduction. Scales selected for the compendium have all been tested for their ability to measure gender attitudes and predict behaviors of interest, such as gender-based violence and partner reduction.