• 4-December-2015

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    Gender sense & sensitivity – Policy evaluation on women’s rights and gender equality 2007-2014

    The evaluation found that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has struggled with mainstreaming the equal rights for women and men principle into development aid policies. The report calls for increasing gender sensitivity, for analysing women’s specific constraints, needs and priorities. It underlines the importance of a long-term commitment to gender equality coupled with a sensible dose of realism on what effectively can be accomplished.

  • 15-October-2015

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    Work in Progress – Evaluation of the ORET Programme : Investing in Public Infrastructure in Developing Countries

    The Development Related Export Transactions program (ORET) is a subsidy facility. It has addressed important obstacles for development by co-financing the construction and rehabilitation of public infrastructure in developing countries. ORET has evolved from a programme of mere delivery of capital goods to a programme offering comprehensive infrastructure service packages that were also financially attractive for recipient governments.

  • 8-January-2014

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    IOB Study: Achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights

    This synthesis presents the findings of a literature study into the effect of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ support to multilateral organisations during the period 2006-2011 for programmes on sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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  • 8-January-2014

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    NGOs in action: A study of activities in sexual and reproductive health and rights by Dutch NGOs

    Capacity development of Southern partners played a large role in the interventions. Overall, the NGOs’ assistance in this area was greatly appreciated by the partners, but the evaluations provide limited information about the strategies followed and results achieved.

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  • 5-August-2013

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    Balancing ideals with practice : Policy evaluation of Dutch involvement in sexual and reproductive health and rights 2007-2012

    This report presents the findings of a policy evaluation of the Dutch involvement in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights during the period 2007-2012. This policy evaluation is based on a number of sub-studies, including country impact studies in Bangladesh, Nicaragua and Mali, desk-studies of Ghana and Tanzania, and desk-studies of existing evaluations of multilateral organisations and NGOs.

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  • 18-August-2009

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    Synthesis of impact evaluations in sexual and reproductive health and rights

    This synthesis provides an overview of recent impact studies in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).