Gender and Data

By Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Gender and Data

๐Ÿ“… 1 โ€“ 28 February 2023 
Registration deadline: 15 January 2023

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 objectives

After this course, participants will be able to:

  • identify different kinds of qualitative research methods;
  • explain the ethical considerations and procedures for working with human subjects;
  • compare the advantages of quantitative versus qualitative data collection methods;
  • identify the key features of a quantitative research approach;
  • explain the use of indicators;
  • identify gender gaps by using data;
  • understand the importance of collecting sex-disaggregated data;
  • understand the importance of data for womenโ€™s empowerment and promoting gender equality.

Link for Registration