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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, 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.

Fee information

Tuition fee for participants: € 295 (after 1 December 2019: € 335); tuition for auditors: € 105 (€ 135 after 1 December 2019). 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.

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