The Equitable Evaluation Initiative believes that evaluators working with foundations and nonprofits have an obligation to avoid evaluation practices that exacerbate existing inequities, and that their work should be designed and conducted in such a way that is congruent with broader values around equity. #equitableevaluation
“Our premise is that evaluators have a moral imperative to contribute to equity.”
TCC Group relay their own proactive approach to equity, sharing five scenarios around equity as a leading principle, a capacity, an afterthought, a point of tension and as tokenism. One of their key lessons in working towards equitable evaluation is the importance of facilitating honest and critical reflections about their own processes and engagements. #equitableevaluation
“One of our biggest challenges in navigating equity issues in evaluation is how unprepared people can be to talk candidly.”
EvalPartners, co-led by UN Women and the International Organisation for Cooperation in Evaluation (IOCE), provide a toolkit to support the advocacy of national evaluation policies that are gender-responsive and equity-focused. Whilst focused on national policies, included is a summary checklist for a human rights and gender equality evaluation process, and a section on lessons from the experience of international development agencies. #evaluation #advocacystrategy
"[Indicators] help address stakeholder diversity since, through measuring disaggregated indicators, an intervention can obtain information on whether or not it is affecting different groups of people in the most effective way."
Initial press coverage of the launch of The Equity Index. This Devex article highlights the intersectional priorities of our enterprise, which will focus on equity across two main dimensions. 'Internal equity' will consider policies and practices of NGOs, donors, government, and research institutions in a UK setting. 'External equity' will examine partnerships between British development sector actors and those in and from the Global South. #theequityindex
“Equity is, above all, a feeling. If you’ve been treated inequitably, you know, and there isn’t necessarily a quantitative measure that’s going to tell you that.”