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Tips for asking gender-responsive questions

Tips for asking gender-responsive questions

Year: 2013

This two-page publication highlights 15 key issues that researchers studying biodiversity management and conservation should bear in mind to formulate gender-responsive questions and conduct gender analyses. Attention to these issues will help researchers understand the gendered division of labour, gendered livelihoods, gendered access to and control over resources, and gendered decision-making processes that bear upon resource management and conservation processes in the regions where they work.

Practical tips for conducting gender-responsive data collection

Practical tips for conducting gender-responsive data collection

Year: 2013

This two-page publication provides practical tips for carrying out gender-responsive data collection. The issues covered include paying attention to the composition of the field team, collecting gender-disaggregated data, examining how gender intersects with other forms of social difference, seeking appropriate approvals, scheduling activities at appropriate times and places, seeking privacy, using appropriate language, managing group dynamics and feeding back findings to participants in gender-responsive ways.

In Equal Measure: A User Guide to Gender Analysis in Agroforestry

In Equal Measure: A User Guide to Gender Analysis in Agroforestry

Year: 2014

The book is structured to cover a range of gender issues in various forest, trees and agroforest management areas from tree species identification to landuse decision-making. Participatory research tools are featured such as ranking, mapping, modeling, participatory GIS; and other tools that can aid in looking at gender issues, roles and preferences primarily but not limited to agroforestry research and development.


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