GEM

Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM): new video and site launch
Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM): new video and site launch 08 February 2012 LC

The APC has been refining its Gender Evaluation Metholodolgy (GEM) since it was first elaborated in 2001. GEM can help you determine whether your project or initiative is really improving the lives of women and promoting positive change in the community you are working in. Visit GEM’s new site, where you can find basic information about this innovative methodology and the team behind it, tips and answers to frequent questions, read about lessons learnt, stories of change it produced a...

AWID presents significant moments for women's rights in 2011
AWID presents significant moments for women's rights in 2011 08 February 2012 GJ

A list of the significant moments for women’s rights in 2011. AWID presents a visual overview of the year through a women’s rights lens.

Collected news stories on the impact of the APC Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM)
Collected news stories on the impact of the APC Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) 16 August 2010 APC

GEM is an evaluation methodology that integrates a gender analysis into evaluations of initiatives that use information and communication technologies (ICTs) for social change. It provides a means for determining whether ICTs are worsening or really improving women’s lives and gender relations, as well as for promoting positive change at the individual, institutional, community and broade...

Peru's farmers lack information: Why are telecentres being underused?
Peru's farmers lack information: Why are telecentres being underused? 27 March 2010 AL and KAH

Susana* is 39 years old. She farms a patch of land in the Huaral Valley – a semi-arid desert region 100 kilometres from the Peruvian capital Lima. On the advice of her brother-in-law and other farmers, she finances her farming operation through loans from wholesale dealers. These wholesalers provide farmers with seeds on credit, on the condition that they sell their crops back to the company ...

GenARDIS Knowledge Sharing workshop
GenARDIS Knowledge Sharing workshop 27 January 2010

The knowledge-sharing workshop will be a space to enable the 15 grantees to share outcomes as well as to discuss best practices and lessons learned. It will also be used to gather case studies and stories to feed into the ongoing programmes of partner institutions, as well as for GenARDIS’ own evaluation process. The workshop methodology will be interactive, creative and use different methodo...

Telecentres in Uganda do not appeal to rural women
Telecentres in Uganda do not appeal to rural women 21 January 2010 LC

In rural Uganda, telecentres that have been established to promote rural access to information and foster development are not getting the results they had hoped for. An evaluation of telecentres by the Acacia programme in South Africa revealed that women consistently make up less than one-third of telecentre users, even when female staff and materials that target women are made available. Seeki...

Female telecentre user from rural Uganda
Female telecentre user from rural Uganda 19 January 2010

<p>photo by UgaBYTES</p>

ICTs and women's equality: APC and the gender evaluation methodology (GEM)
ICTs and women's equality: APC and the gender evaluation methodology (GEM) 20 August 2009 APC

GEM is an evaluation methodology that integrates a gender analysis into evaluations of initiatives that use ICTs for social change. It is an evaluation tool for determining whether ICTs are really improving or worsening women’s lives and gender relations, as well as for promoting positive change at the individual, institutional, community and broader social levels. GEM has been developed fro...

GEM II: Thematic Adaptation Workshop on Gender and ICT Policy Advocacy-Entry Points and Processes
GEM II: Thematic Adaptation Workshop on Gender and ICT Policy Advocacy-Entry Points and Processes 13 April 2008

This workshop will focus on gender evaluation for national ICT projects from around the world, by adapting the APC Women’s Networking Support Programme’s Gender Evaluation Methodology for Internet and ICTs developed in 2002. In this second stage of GEM the methodology will be specifically adapted in four areas: localisation, national and ICT policy advocacy, rural ICT4D, and telecentres.

Gender Evaluation Methodology for Internet and ICTs: A learning tool for change and empowerment
Gender Evaluation Methodology for Internet and ICTs: A learning tool for change and empowerment 29 March 2005 Chat Garcia Ramilo and Cheekay Cinco

GEM is an online tool created by the APC WNSP to integrate a gender analysis into evaluations of initiatives that use information and communication technologies (ICTs) for social change. It provides an evaluation framework and tools to learn how ICT for development programmes and projects are improving women’s lives and changing gender roles and relations in the family, communities and larger...

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