Evaluation applied as a method of gender mainstreaming that integrates gender equality concerns into the evaluation objectives, evaluation methodology, approaches and use. 

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As part of the programme-cycle approach it contributes to evidence-based policymaking, and when it comes to gender mainstreaming, evaluation is one of the policy processes through which the gender perspective is integrated and mainstreamed across sectors.


European Institute for Gender Equality – EIGE (2014). Effectiveness of Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Gender Equality: Review of the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States. Available at:…