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Guide: Improving Gender Equality through Basic Gender Analysis

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Gender Equality, Project Design and M&E Planning
Gender analysis gathers critical information on the lived experiences and unique needs of clients of all genders. It helps staff to understand risks to safety and access, particularly for women and girls, and to develop strategies to mitigate these risks. This information guide describes what a basic gender analysis is, its core concepts, and provides …

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Tool or Template: Basic Gender Analysis Workplan Template

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Gender Equality, Project Design and M&E Planning
This template is meant to help with planning for conducting a gender analysis by outlining dates by which to complete certain tasks, individuals responsible, and resources needed. For more information on gender in project design and gender analysis, see Switchboard’s Gender Equality in Service Programs Continuum; Information Guide: Improving Gender Equality through Basic Gender Analysis; …

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Tool or Template: Gender Equality in Service Programs Continuum

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Gender Equality, Project Design and M&E Planning
This tool describes the continuum of gender equality in service programs from Gender-Exploitative Programs, to Gender-Neutral/Gender-Blind Programs, to Gender-Sensitive Programs, to Gender-Transformative Programs.

Tool or Template: Gender Analysis Project Risk Matrix

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Gender Equality, Project Design and M&E Planning
This tool is designed to support you in the systematic analysis of each response to each question asked in your gender analysis focus group discussions and/or key informant interviews. You can click on the Completed Example sheet to view an example of a completed matrix. To complete a gender analysis project risk matrix, first determine …

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Guide: Introduction to Program Design: Developing Your Theory of Change

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: February 26, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
A logic model is a graphic representation that defines all the building blocks required to bring about a given long-term goal. A theory of change (ToC) is a type of logic model that provides a visual representation of the change process, usually using arrows. Developing one can help your team: make sure that the logic …

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Archived Webinar: Introduction to Program Design: Developing Your Theory of Change

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: February 20, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
Hosted on February 25, 2020, this webinar was presented by Floor De Ruijter, Switchboard Program Officer for M&E; Daniele Elizaire, M&E Consultant; and Pat Curran, Youth Program Supervisor at the IRC. Wondering how theories of change are key to strong program design? Confused about terms like “logic model,” “theory of change,” and “logical framework (logframe)”? …

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E-learning: Introduction to Gender-sensitive Monitoring and Evaluation

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: February 20, 2020
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Gender Equality, Using Data and Evidence
Why should refugee service providers commit to gender-sensitive monitoring and evaluation, or M&E? Applying a gender-sensitive lens to monitoring and evaluation is critical for learning and accountability. Without consideration for gender, our data is incomplete. Collecting, analyzing, and using gender data helps us make decisions and take action towards the goal of gender equality in …

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Blog Post: How States and Other Refugee Service Providers are Using Infographics to Engage Communities

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 13, 2019
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence
Wondering whether your program data has potential for community engagement? Unsure of how statistics can capture an audience’s interest? A recent Switchboard blog post provided suggestions for using data to tell a story, and today we’re diving deeper into one interesting method: infographics.

Blog Post: Using Data to Tell Program Stories…Without Putting Your Audience to Sleep

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: November 8, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence
Many of us don’t think about how we might communicate out our project data until the reporting stage, when we are required to look back on data and summarize it for a reader. Or conversely, given the vast extent of data many projects collect, we might be tempted to flood our communications materials with facts and figures.

Blog Post: How States Can Benefit from Switchboard’s New Data Toolkit: A Perspective from a State Refugee Coordinator

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: October 25, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence
This blog post accompanies a new toolkit developed by the Urban Institute as part of the Switchboard program: Data-Driven State Refugee Programs: Lessons from the field on managing, analyzing, and using data to improve refugee programs. What challenges do states face in tracking Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) program outcomes? States face a number of …

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