Gender and Data
This course addresses the importance of data to advance gender equality, including safe and ethical techniques for data collection, sharing, and management. Participants will gain an understanding of the various methods and modalities for data collection in development and humanitarian settings.
Topics covered include: sex-disaggregated data, qualitative and quantitative data, data management, safe and ethical data guidance, tools and resources for gender monitoring and evaluation.
Week 1: Introduction: from gender gaps to big data
Week 2: Data collection — developing gender-sensitive indicators using the Sustainable Development Goals as an example
Week 3: Case study: costing violence against women
Week 4: Safe and ethical techniques for data collection, sharing, and management
This certificate course involves approximately 20 hours of reading, discussion, video lectures, webinars, quizzes and one written assignment, and is offered over a four-week period. The course is based on a participatory, active learning approach, with an emphasis on critical reflection and peer-to-peer learning. Participants will do the required readings, prepare a written assignments and participate in group discussions. Case studies will be used to enable interactive learning and activities. The maximum number of course participants is 25. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate of Participation. It is also possible to audit the course.
For more information and online registration: http://www.hrea.org/learn/elearning/gender-and-data/