GENDER QUANTITATIVE TRACK. Day 1. Brief participant introductions . Write Name Organization Gender role Reason for choosing the quantitative track. Introduction to glossary of relevant terms. Gender statistics Gender analysis Gender indicators Gender issues .
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Brief participant introductions • Write • Name • Organization • Gender role • Reason for choosing the quantitative track
Introduction to glossary of relevant terms • Gender statistics • Gender analysis • Gender indicators • Gender issues
Glossary of relevant terms • Gender mainstreaming in national • Gender parity • Gender-sensitive concepts and methods of data collection
Users and uses of quantitative gender statistics • Who uses gender statistics? • Why do they need gender statistics?
Glossary of relevant terms • Sex bias in data collection; and • Sex-disaggregated statistics
Users • Policy makers, • Development practitioners, • Service providers, • Research, • Donors • Finance and planning people • Infrastructure development people • Technology developers, etc • Everyone who plans for society should!
Uses • Promote understanding • Advance gender analysis and research • Monitor progress • Develop and monitor policies • Support gender mainstreaming
Production of gender statistics • What is the big gender question to consider: • What is the gender issue? • What are the relevant questions? • What information is needed to answer the questions? • Where will you get the information from?
Key issues to consider for stating the question • What is the specific problem/opportunity? • Why is it important or urgent? How significant is it? • How does it affect the different gender groups?
Continuation • What information already exists on this issue? • What gaps in information and knowledge exist? • What specific contribution will your study/work make?
Generating gender issues • The Harvard Model can be used to assess: • the overall gender situation, • problems and opportunities, • the feasibility of options for different gender groups
Work Profile • Household (reproductive) roles: Roles affecting the day-to-day wellbeing of a household • Productive roles: Roles that generate resources for the household • Community roles: Representation and participation in community events
Resource Profile • Access rights: Freedom to use a resource • Control rights: Freedom to determine how a resource is used • Ownership rights: Freedom to dispose of a resource and use the income/ benefits accruing from the disposal
Community roles • Access to and involvement in community activities)
Group exercise • Four topics are given below, select one you would like to discuss. • In your groups discuss and list the specific gender questions you would need ask. • Against each questions generate the types of data you would need.
Topics • Access to agricultural productive resources • Reconciliation of work and family life • Household income level/consumption • Intra-household allocation of resources
ENVIRONMENT & FOOD SECURITY RESEARCH Formulating quantitative gender research • Objectives • Hypotheses and • Research questions
Group exercise • Write down your “big” gender question. • Sell it to 2-3 other participants and form a discussion groups. • In the group formulate the hypothesis, objectives, research questions and data needed.
Summary • The Gender big or key question • Specific gender questions • Objective • Hypothesis • Quantitative research question • Data needed