WorldFish: Gender checklist




Overall project goals



1. The project aims to achieve gender equitable outcomes.



2. The project will ensure that gender concerns will be taken into account at every stage.



3. Both women and men have been/will be involved in designing and implementing this project.






Proposal writing/project design



1. Available gender studies and gender disaggregated data have been consulted in writing the proposal/designing the project.

Please give two references:




2. The different roles and status of women and men in the research/project area have been considered.

Please outline:




3. Project outputs include addressing gender disparities by enhancing the status of the disadvantaged gender group (generally women or female youth/children but could also be men or male youth/children,  in some contexts)

Please provide two examples from outputs:




4. Input from a gender expert has been obtained.

               Please name:






Data collection/project implementation



1. Women and men will be consulted (separately or together, depending on cultural context).

Please specify how (e.g. focus groups, participant observation, etc.):




2. Male and female respondents/key informants will be interviewed.

Please specify how (e.g. HH survey, semi-structured, open-ended interviews, etc.):



3. Female and male enumerators/field research assistants will be employed.



4. The gender division of labor in fishing/aquaculture communities will be assessed.



5. Gender differences in access to resources/extension services/ assets/ technology will be assessed.



6. Gender differences in decision-making around fisheries/aquaculture-related livelihoods will be assessed.



7. Gender differences in participation in community-based resource management/project activities (especially related to social, cultural and religious constraints) will be assessed.



8.  Gender differences in adoption of technologies will be assessed.



9.  Gender differences in levels of poverty/well-being will be assessed.



10. Data will be disaggregated by gender during data entry.



11. Activities to address gender disparities will be implemented.

               Please give two examples:







Data analysis/report writing/project completion



1. Gender analysis (for example, on livelihoods, assets, decision-making) will be done and incorporated into the report.



2. The differential impact of the project on women and men in the research area will be analyzed.



3. The input of a gender expert will be sought.






Dissemination of results



1. Results will be disseminated to both women and men.



2. Feedback will be incorporated from both women and men.



3. Results will be disseminated to relevant policy makers.






Monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment



1. Strategies and targets to achieve gender equity have been included in the logframe/proposal.



2. Indicators to monitor and evaluate gender impacts have been included in the logframe/proposal.



3. A budget line for gender assessment and gender-related activities has been included in the proposal budget.



4. Balanced recruitment of female and male staff will be monitored.



5. Collection of gender disaggregated data will be monitored.



6. Gender equitable outcomes from the project will be monitored and evaluated.



7. The project will incorporate participatory monitoring and evaluation that will include both women and men respondents/beneficiaries.



8. The impact of the project to contribute to long-term strategies to achieve gender equality in the fisheries/ aquaculture sector will be assessed.