Welcome to the UN Women Evaluation Handbook: How to manage gender-responsive evaluation

This Evaluation Handbook is a practical handbook to help those initiating, managing and/or using gender-responsive evaluations by providing direction, advice and tools for every step in the evaluation process: planning, preparation, conduct, reporting, evaluation use and follow up. The primary audience is UN Women staff who manage evaluations or are involved in evaluation processes. However, it may also be useful to international development evaluators and professionals, particularly those working on gender equality, women's empowerment and human rights.

The purpose for providing this resource on the Gender Equality Evaluation Portal is to enable the linkage of theory with practice.  The Portal contains over 400 evaluations that are focused on gender equality and women’s empowerment providing a space for sharing and learning from gender equality focused and gender-responsive evaluation. 

We hope to see a growing database of evaluations that employ gender-responsive methods and encourage you to share your evaluations by clicking ‘join’ at the top of the page. The website also facilitates engagement in discussion on gender-responsive evaluation through links to popular social media outlets. 


  We encourage you to share this resource on Twitter with the hashtags #EvalYear and #GenderResponsive 


Explore the UN Women Evaluation Handbook by Chapter


CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION TO GENDER-RESPONSIVE EVALUATION

CHAPTER 2. GENDER-RESPONSIVE EVALUATION IN UN WOMEN

CHAPTER 3. PLANNING

CHAPTER 4. PREPARATION

CHAPTER 5. CONDUCT

CHAPTER 6. REPORTING

CHAPTER 7. USE AND FOLLOW-UP  

TOOLS

COUNTRY PORTFOLIO EVALUATION GUIDANCE