Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Self-Assessment Tool

Approach Guidelines
August 2021

An intentional focus on gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) is key to sustainable and effective WASH projects.

This guidance is for staff of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) implementation and research projects and organisations, who are committed to improving the practice of GESI in their projects and organisations.

What is this tool for? To support individual and collective reflective practice among staff on the extent and quality of gender equality and social inclusion work in their WASH projects and organisation.

Who should use this tool? Anyone working on WASH implementation or research projects that wants to improve (GESI) practice.

Who needs to be involved in the process?

  • A Contact Point within your project/organisation/team to guide the process internally
  • Staff and managers from across your organisation/team/project (maximum 20 people)
  • A facilitator, ideally someone external

How long does the process take?

  • For implementing WASH agencies, four x 2 hour workshops, plus 2 hours individual preparation and 2 hours preparation in pairs
  • For research and learning WASH organisations, three x 2 hour workshops, plus 2 hours individual preparation and 2 hours preparation in pairs

Additional details

PublisherWater for Women & The Sanitation Learning Hub
ThemesGender, Gender and equity, Gender transformative WASH, Leave no one behind, Monitoring, evaluation and learning
ApproachesLearning approaches
Citation

Mott, J.; Brown, H.; Kilsby, D.; Eller, E. and Choden, T. (2021) Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Self-Assessment Tool, Water for Women Fund and Sanitation Learning Hub, DOI: 10.19088/SLH.2021.016

LanguageEnglish

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