Addressing gender in impact evaluation: what should be considered?

Working and discussion papers
November 2015
Author: Gillian Fletcher. Reviewers: Anne Buffardi; Annemarie Reerink; Greet Peersman; Irene Guijt; Patricia Rogers; Sally Moyle; Simon Hearn; Tiina Pasanen

Gender-related injustices are a part of all development work. But simply increasing numbers of women participants is not the same as demonstrating gender impact. This paper helps to clarify what gender means and what questions and tools need to be considered when assessing (positive and negative) gender related impact in development.