Resources for a Gendered Approach to Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning During COVID-19
This list of tools and resources were compiled by the AWE team to provide resources for a gendered approach to monitoring, evalutation and learning (MEL) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Covid-19: How to Include Marginalized and Vulnerable People in Risk Communication and Community Engagement– A compilation of practical concerns and recommendations while implementing, monitoring, and evaluating.
- CARE Rapid Gender Analysis Tool – This tool has already been adapted and applied in COVID-19 settings.
- Gender Analysis Framework for COVID-19 – A practical checklist for program development and quality reflection on theory of influence and recommendations for monitoring and taking action on gendered effects of COVID-19. Turner, Thomas, Keese. “Gender Analysis Framework: COVID19 V4.” Google Doc, Google, 22 April 2020,
- Conducting Qualitative Fieldwork during COVID-19 – A google doc edited by Dr. Deborah Lupton with accompanying presentation and slides that review qualitative fieldwork options when research cannot be conducted in traditional face to face meetings, especially when vulnerable populations (like women and girls) may not have digital access.
- UN Women Violence Against Women Data Collection during COVID-19 – A short document with principles and recommendations for data collection to promote safety and do no harm.
- Remote Monitoring and Management of Gender-based Violence Programs in COVID-19 – A guidance brief by War Child Canada and Women’s Refugee Commission funded by USAID for how to set up remote monitoring and management for GBV prevention and response.
- USAID Learning Lab: MEL During COVID-19 Pandemic – A forum page for USAID and its partners to share tools, approaches and lessons for MEL during the global pandemic, which includes gender considerations for USAID Mission Staff in programmatic preparedness and response.
- Measures to Build the Evidence of Need and Response for Women and Girls – A list of measures (with survey instruments) of agency, time use, and financial inclusion, digital connectivity, social support and others from the Evidence-based Measures of Empowerment for Research on Gender Equality (EMERGE) suggested for use during the COVID-19 pandemic.