In this episode we share Oxfam’s journey in measuring women’s empowerment in our impact evaluations.
Our Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead, Marina Torre, speaks to Simone Lombardini, Impact Evaluation Lead, who has been working in this area of work. Simone delves into the details on what methodologies have been used, the challenges the team has faced and what we have learnt.
See below to access to the many references made in the episode:
- Oxfam’s effectiveness reviews and how they are carried out)
- OPHI and IFPRI’s Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (IFPRI’s resources)
- Still learning: a critical reflection on three years of measuring women’s empowerment in Oxfam (Journal of Gender and Development, 2013)
- ODI’s Review of evaluation approaches and methods used by interventions on women and girl’s economic empowerment (report, launching event)
- ‘How To’ Guide to Measuring Women’s Empowerment: Sharing experience from Oxfam’s impact evaluations
- Measuring women’s empowerment so that it reflects perceptions and opinions of all women involved into the study. Pilot PIWE in Tunisia (report, blog)
- Oxfam’s We-CARE and Household Care Survey
Real-Geek blog: Comparing questionnaire designs
Rachel Glennerster and Claire Walsh’s blog – Is it time to rethink how we measure women’s household decision-making power in impact evaluations? J-PAL’s Practical Guide to Measuring Women’s and Girl’s Empowerment in Impact Evaluations
Amber Peterman and Tia Palermo’s blog – Measuring taboo topics: List randomization for research and gender-based violence
- Using internal evaluations to measure organisational impact: a meta-analysis of Oxfam’s women’s empowerment projects (journal article, report, blog)