The eighth lesson learning workshop had a combined theme of “Gender Mainstreaming and Application of Digital Technology” and was hosted by Oxfam at Bangladesh Development Society in Barishal on 4-6 February 2013. Gender is central to Oxfam’s REE-CALL project, and in recent months Shiree has conducted a gender audit as part of a more in-depth gender mainstreaming initiative. The Oxfam Lesson Learning Workshop was therefore seen as the ideal place to present the findings from this audit, and have a wider discussion about gendered issues within the Shiree programme as a whole and how interventions could be improved by viewing activities through a “gender lens”. The CMS2 roll-out was the inspiration for the second theme which was centred on the application of digital technology, with M-Power presenting the CMS2 visualisation. Participating NGOs were also invited to present their own digital innovations. The opportunity was also taken for short presentations on the Manifesto for the Extreme Poor and changes to the shiree research process. The event brought together all Scale Fund NGOs, iDE and SCI’s TANISHA project from the Innovation Fund, as well as Shiree representatives.
Anon. Report on the 8th Lesson Learning Workshop "Gender Mainstreaming and Application of Digital Technology". (2013) 19 pp.