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Amplifying young women’s voices: Gender Transformative MEL in the YW4A programme

F Davids, J Newton, E Lodenstein

The Young Women for Awareness, Agency, Advocacy, and Accountability (YW4A) programme envisages young women in Egypt, Kenya, Palestine and South Sudan enjoying their rights to dignity, bodily integrity and equal participation in decision-making towards gender-just laws, policies and norms.

This brief showcases KIT operationalization of Gender Transformative Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (GTMEL) by summarizing the changes that young women would love to see around the behaviours, practices and actions of key actors in the programme.

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  • YW4A: Young Women for Awareness, Agency, Advocacy, and Accountability

    • Institute
    • Project

    Achieving gender equality and realising womens’ and girl’s empowerment and rights are critical elements of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, progress varies as young women still find their voices silenced in patriarchal families, communities and political spaces, and are subject to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).  This calls for deeper understanding and intensified efforts to contribute […]