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Thursday, February 22

  1. page Gender-Based Violence edited ... CARE Country Office docs on programming Learn about what your fellow COs are doing! In this s…
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    CARE Country Office docs on programming
    Learn about what your fellow COs are doing! In this space, we can share programming approaches, research, case studies, or other documents to help us learn from one another and stay connected.
    New case study: ApplyingApplying Theory to
    Beginning in 2014, a small team across CARE came together to develop and pilot new measures for social norms through an iterative learning process across three pilot sites in Sri Lanka and Ethiopia. This report shares experience and learning on translating social norms theory into practical measurement tools for development programming, featuring the use of CARE’s Social Norms Analysis Plot (SNAP), a new framework developed to measure if and how norms are changing; qualitative vignettes; and survey questions.
    Recorded presentation {Innovations in social norms program strategies and measurement-20170531 1305-1.mp4} on the case study, plus a presentation on social norms programming design from the Tipping Point Project
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Tuesday, January 30

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    Making humanitarian emergencies work for women, men, boys and girls requires more than tweaking the status quo. It requires a new approach to gender in emergencies. CARE has a four-step approach to Gender in Emergencies that involves gender mainstreaming and gender specific actions.
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    GEWV/GiE Indicator Pilot
    A set of Gender Equality Women's Voice (GEWV) indicators have been developed with the aim of allowing CARE to capture, measure, and track the changes occurring as a result of the dedicated gender approach across both development and humanitarian programming.
    For our humanitarian work in particular, this is quite experimental. The concentration for the humanitarian pilot is on developing a set of indicators, along with the guidance and proposed measure items, that can be used to look at the outcomes of our Gender in Emergencies (GiE) work. This will then feed into the broader GEWV impact indicators.
    While a first phase of the pilot is complete, the pilot process is now being reconsidered, with the draft measures being made accessible to all those who would like to participate. This has the aim of getting the broadest application and feedback on the measures as possible.
    These measure items are still in draft form, but we encourage teams to choose those that are relevant to their programming, integrate them into their monitoring and assessments, and report back on how useful the data was, how easy it was to use the measures, what changes were required etc.
    Please take this as your invitation to participate! See this page for the full details.

    Gender in Emergencies Guidance Note Series
    The Gender in Emergencies (GiE) Guidance Note Series is set of simple, user-friendly, documents that can be used individually or as a series by CARE, partner staff, and consultants. The notes aim to provide practical guidance on key processes and approaches to further CARE’s Gender Equality mandate. They are short 2-4 page documents synthesising our collective knowledge into easy to use language and formatting around our key approaches. The Guidance Notes are meant to be used by CARE and partner staff working on emergency response.
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    % of individuals reporting that they resort to negative coping strategies to survive (SADD)
    % of individuals reporting they feel safe (SADD)
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    humanitarian work.
    Piloting
    The Gender Justice and GiE teams had the aim of making the indicators as practical and effective as possible. In order to do that, a piloting process was designed in order to directly gain feedback on the proposed the indicators and the methodologies and measures (specifically measure items) proposed for collecting them. The piloting hoped to allow reflection on whether these measure items are appropriate, feasible, and applicable across multiple contexts; and whether the data resulting from them is useful and able to be used to scale across CARE’s programming.
    RMU MENA and RMU Asia have both been involved in the first round of the indicator development and piloting; dedicating resources, time, and effort into supporting the project. During a deployment to RMU MENA, the draft measures were created and workshopped, with input received from across a majority of CARE MENA country offices. CARE Egypt was the first CARE office to test out the GEWV indicators and report back into the pilot. Huge thanks is owed to CARE Egypt for their effort, support and hard work to include indicators within their ongoing work, and reflect back on their application.
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    as your inviteinvitation to participate!
    A draft of the comprehensive guidance, as well as draft measures to be used to report against these indicators have been developed, and can be seen here:
    {GEWV.GiE DRAFT Indicator measurements - 15012018.docx}
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    % of individuals reporting that they resort to negative coping strategies to survive (SADD)
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    humanitarian work.
    Piloting
    Indicators 10 and 11 are not yet included in the measures
    The
    GEWV supplementary indicator list, and are new indicators that have come out of the pilot process as potentially useful to measure, particularly in CARE's humanitarian work.
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    whether these measures (and specifically measure items)items are appropriate,
    RMU MENA and RMU Asia have both been involved in the first round of the indicator development and piloting; dedicating resources, time, and effort into supporting the project. During a deployment to RMU MENA, the draft measures were created and workshopped, with input received from across a majority of CARE MENA country offices. CARE Egypt was the first CARE office to test out the GEWV indicators and report back into the pilot. Huge thanks is owed to CARE Egypt for their effort, support and hard work to include indicators within their ongoing work, and reflect back on their application.
    The pilot 2.0
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    Multi-Stakeholder Model {CARE Myanmar_VRW GBV Model Brief Final.pdf} : The multi-stakeholder approach from the Yaung Ni Oo (New Dawn) project in Kayah State.
    Living on the Edge: A glimpse into sex workers lives in Myanmar - the pathways into sex work and the experiences that sex workers face. Contains a set of recommendations from sex workers themselves as well as from the researchers.
    Rwanda
    Indashyikirwa: a community-level GBV prevention programme in Rwanda, implemented by CARE in partnership with the Rwandan Men's Resource Centre (RWAMREC) and Rwanda Women's Network (RWN). Indashyikirwa ("agents for change" in Kinyarwanda) combines a couples training programme (based on Journeys of Transformation), training of community activists (adapting the SASA+ approach), establishing women's safe spaces, and training for local opinion leaders. The project is being evaluated by the What Works consortium, with papers and presentations produced: an Overview of the Indashyikirwa project (2018); Shifting perceptions of consequences of IPV {JIV752156_REV2.pdf} (2018); Conceptions of love {Ruark, Stern et al. 2017.pdf} & their relationship to HIV & IPV (2017); Process review {socsci-06-00063_Process REview Article_Erin-Ritha.pdf} of the couples' curriculum (2017); Research to inform adaptation (2017); Intersectionalities of marital status and risk {Stern and Mirembe 2017.pdf} & protective factors (2017); and Male household decision-making {Stern, Heise and Mclean. 2017.pdf} and economic authority (2017). Further details can be found in CARE UK blogs on the project's use of metaphors, adapting evidence-based approaches, and working with couples, and What Works blogs on Safe Spaces, and Marching for Hope. There is also a project video, on YouTube.

    South Africa
    Audit of USAID/Southern Africa's Gender-Related HIV/AIDS Activities {South Africa IG report.pdf} . Recognizing that gender norms and inequalities drive the HIV/AIDS epidemic, USAID implemented activities in South Africa focusing on gender strategies to reduce women's greater vulnerability to HIV/AIDS, including women's legal protection, addressing male norms, and reducing violence against women. This report evaluates five activities that focus on these gender strategies, including social mobilization (Project Concern), savings and loan (CARE), promoting positive male norms (Johns Hopkins University), and improving access to treatment and justice for survivors of sexual violence (WJEI).
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