Women's Economic Empowerment and Gender Equality Wiki
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Introduction to the WEEGE Wiki
Intro to the Women's Economic Empowerment Gender Equality (WEEGE) Wiki.
WEEGE Technical Guide
The Women’s Economic Empowerment and Gender Equality (WEEGE) Technical Guide was developed to enable USAID staff to design, procure, implement, monitor, and evaluate programs that increase women’s economic empowerment and gender equality outcomes.
List of acronyms used in the WEEGE Technical Guide.
Key Terms and Definitions
Definitions of key terms used in the Women's Economic Empowerment and Gender Equality Technical Guide.
Unit 1: Defining WEEGE
Unit 1 provides a broad overview of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality, outlining the barriers, opportunities and evidence to date and its relevance to USAID.
Unit 2: WEEGE in The Program Cycle
Unit 2 outlines how USAID staff and partners can integrate WEEGE across the USAID Program Cycle, guided by a set of WEEGE principles and using the ADS 205 as an underlying framework.
Unit 3: Integrating WEEGE into a Country Development Cooperation Strategy
Unit 3 addresses how to: include WEEGE considerations into analyses, including the required gender analysis; integrate WEEGE into Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) consultations and parameter setting; and incorporate gender analysis findings, including those related to WEEGE, into the CDCS development hypothesis, results framework and, as relevant, throughout the final CDCS document.
Unit 4: Integrating WEEGE into Project Design and Implementation
Unit 4 addresses how to: integrate WEEGE into the project design process; include WEEGE considerations in various analyses, including the required gender analysis; and incorporate gender analysis findings, including those related to WEEGE, in the project development document.
Unit 5: Integrating WEEGE into Activity Design and Implementation
Unit 5 addresses how to: incorporate WEEGE into activity-level analyses; reflect WEEGE-related findings in the activity design; incorporate requirements to address WEEGE into activity solicitations; and hold implementing partners accountable for demonstrating WEEGE integration during activity implementation.
Unit 6: Integrating WEEGE into Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Unit 6 addresses how to: understand WEEGE opportunities and challenges in monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL); utilize WEEGE resources to inform a Performance Management Plan (PMP) or MEL plan; integrate WEEGE into the theory of change; establish WEEGE-specific DOs, IRs and/or sub-IRs; develop and select WEEGE-specific indicators; integrate WEEGE into PMP or MEL plans; and collaborate, learn and adapt to advance WEEGE.
The Gender Digital Divide
This section contains the Gender Digital Divide (GDD) Desk Review, Gender Analysis Technical Resource, and Risk Mitigation Technical Note, which support the USAID Digital Strategy through the “Closing the Gender Digital Divide” initiative.
List of acronyms used in the Gender Digital Divide.
Key Terms and Definitions
Definitions for key terms used in the Gender Digital Divide.
GDD Desk Review Report
This desk review report provides an overview of the current status of the gender digital divide.
GDD Gender Analysis Technical Resource
This resource offers practical tools and resources to understand the gender digital divide and integrate the gender digital divide into gender analyses.
GDD Risk Mitigation Technical Note
The GDD Risk Mitigation Technical Note offers practice steps, strategies, and resources to mitigate the risks associated with women and girls accessing and using ICTs.
WEEGE in Trade Facilitation
This section details the ways in which women’s economic empowerment and gender equality is integrated into customs and border agencies' services, operations and personnel management.