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TitleA user’s guide to measuring gender-sensitive basic service delivery
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsCorner, L, Repucci, S
Paginationviii, 128 p. : boxes, fig., tab.
Date Published2009-03-01
PublisherUNDP Oslo Governance Centre
Place PublishedOslo, Norway
Keywordscase studies, china, education, gender, health, indicators, nepal, sanitation services, sdigen, water supply services

This guide is intended to contribute to the development and more effective use of gender-sensitive indicators so that services are delivered more efficiently and effectively to women. Chapter 1 is a background section. It answers some basic questions and provides a framework for analysing the role of governance and indicators in the gender-sensitive delivery of basic services. Chapter 2 presents some experiences of practitioners in the collection and/or use of indicators of basic service delivery and some examples of good practice. Chapter 3 illustrates some ways in which gender-sensitive indicators can be used to improve the relevance and quality of services to women. It offers perspectives of various actors in different positions administration, from national to local. It also shows how committed individuals can use indicators to challenge and inspire others to change their thinking on gender and the different needs and situations of women and men, girls and boys. Chapter 4 offers suggestions and tools to help users develop appropriate indicators for various contexts. Chapter 5 and 6 map and review existing databases, assessments and indicators.

NotesBibliography: p. 126 - 128
Custom 1202.1, 302.1



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