Y-ICT-FGM

Contribution of ICTs to the Rejection of Female Genital Mutilation in Francophone West Africa

Uses

New strategies (FGM)

  • Youth actions (ICTs)
  • Policy decisions
  • Replicability (areas of)

Users

Youth Associations

  • Parliamentarians
  • Researchers

Evaluation Questions

  • To What extent has the project contributed to the change of knowledge and attitude amongst young people
  • To what extent has the project contributed to reducing obstacles that would prevent the implementation of the research recommendations
  • What other major areas of research should the project pursue to reinforce its fundamental aim

Methodology

For Q1: OM

For Q2: Experts and GEM

For Q3: Speculation experts

Rationale

For Q1: looking at changes in behaviour, identify change markers

For Q2: Not a change related question, it is more about exploring issues

For Q3: Not about change, it is looking at exploring new areas

Next steps

  • Planning is already in process: ongoing data gathering, planning sensitisation of actors, implementation should start in May
  • Local research methodology workshops for local organisations
  • Peer review of national reports
  • Regional symposium (data gathering opportunities)
  • Evaluation methodology workshop
  • Online evaluation
  • Community meetings for feedback
  • Dissemination of the results of the evaluation
  • Share the difficulties and learning from evaluation conducted during the project
  • Could be done online

Buzz Group – OM

1) General aspects that you find appealing:

  • Boundary partners
  • Les attents sont placees au leur droit

2) General aspects you find challenging or that are not yet clear:

  • Outcome journal
  • Ajustement n’est pas evaluation

3) Pressing questions or comments in relation to if / how the approach may be practically applied in your project context:
N/A

Buzz Group – MSC

1) General aspects that you find appealing:

  • Not coming in with an agenda
  • Looking at the boundaries slowly
  • Story telling

2) General aspects you find challenging or that are not yet clear:

  • Number of times use story telling
  • How to use it with other methods

3) Pressing questions or comments in relation to if / how the approach may be practically applied in your project context:

  • Asking the youth in the project about what was the most important thing
  • What happened in the project – Interviewing techniques need training

Buzz Group – GEM

1) General aspects that you find appealing:

  • Developing gender indicator
  • Integrating GEM into other evaluation
  • Doing the gender analysis

2) General aspects you find challenging or that are not yet clear:

  • The approach is not clear
  • How to do it ?

3) Pressing questions or comments in relation to if / how the approach may be practically applied in your project context:

  • Defining the role of male and female within project
  • Better defining the role of male especially
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