Gender and Data

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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.

Course outline

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, weekly 90-minute (Zoom) live classroom sessions (on Wednesday's from 14h00-15h30 UTC/GMT) with the course instructor and/or guests experts, a written assignment and quizzes, and is offered over a six-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 interim and final assignments and participate in group discussions. Case studies will be used to enable interactive learning and activities. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate of Participation. It is also possible to audit the course.

Fee information

Tuition fee for participants: € 295 (all costs included) (after 15 September 2021: € 335); tuition for auditors (all costs included): € 105 (€ 135 after 1 September 2021). Payments can be made online with major credit cards (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa), PayPal and bank transfer. Bulk rates are available. Payments are due upon registration.

How to register

For more information and online registration: https://www.humanrightscampus.org/mod/page/view.php?id=46395