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Tuesday September 22 2015

Tuesday September 22 2015

Guiding Questions: (Digging More Deeply): What effective intervention strategies have we used in changing attitude, norm and behaviour to perpetuate VAWG/GBV? How do we know they are effective?  How do we measure this change?

TIME

SESSION DETAILS

OBJECTIVES

8:30-9:00

Coffee and Tea

 

 

 

9:00-9:15

9:15- 9:30

9:30-9:45

Welcome to Second Day: Julie Delahanty ED to OCA

Top two voted posters presented

Day 2 Recap

 

Session 5

9:45-1: 00 pm

Session 5

Part 1
9:45 – 11:30am

 

Market Place:

 

What are Oxfam’s strategies and good practices in our programming:

 

1.  Joselyn Bigirwa (Oxfam Uganda):  The benefits of a multi-stakeholder program

2.  Sian Maseko (Oxfam Zimbabwe): Changing social norms with religious leaders through intersectional analysis

3. Monica Bau (Oxfam Guatemala): Strategy of working with community and ancestral authorities to strengthen community mechanisms for the prevention of violence against women, particularly indigenous women

4. Marie-Hélène Bérubé (Oxfam Peru) : Integrating men and masculinities into VAWG/GBV programs

5. Anne Bourget (Burkina Faso) and Audrey Baril (Benin): We Can and Advocacy Campaigns

6.  Mélida Guevara (Oxfam El Salvador): Youth Art, Theatre and Music in El Salvador.

7. Helen Lindley (Oxfam DRC):  Strengthening the GBV prevention in protection programs while also retaining the holistic focus on different protection threats in the DRC context

8. Conor Molloy (Oxfam Bangladesh) and Shan Lai Shung (Oxfam Hong Kong):   Edutainment In Bangladesh and People’s Theatre in China to transform attitudes, norms and behaviours

 

Knowledge Hub Support Person: Julie Lafrenière julie.lafreniere@oxfam.ca

 Market Place:

 

This activity will be structured like a market place.  You will be asked to select 4 out of 8 sessions to attend.  Each session will be 25 minutes and then you will rotate to a new topic. 

 

Presenters will present for 15 minutes and allow 10 minutes for questions.  Presenters will give the same presentation 4 times.

 

The objective of the market place is for colleagues to share effective strategies within their VAWG/GBV program that have intended to change negative attitudes, norms and behaviours that perpetuate VAWG/GBV.     

 

11:30-11:45am

 

Coffee Break

During the coffee break you are encouraged to vote for a poster you would like to know more about, check out the resource library, and share your thoughts on the Ideas Wall. Also why not do a video interview about a few key learnings!

Session 5

Part 2

11:45 – 1:00pm

 

Think Tanks:

  1. Doreen Fernando (Solomon Island): What are the most effective strategies to engage with church, religious leaders and traditional village leaders in promoting gender equality and violence against women?
  2. Gaëlle Figueira (Oxfam Morocco): What are key strategies to overcome the rejection or potential resistance to the concept of positive masculinity?
  3. Julie Thekkudan (Oxfam India):  What are key strategies to translate perceived changes in social norms through online mediums to actual changes on the ground for people?
  4. Brigitte Topinanty Dionadji (Oxfam TChad): How have you used theatre troops and other creative strategies to support advocacy efforts with traditional leaders to remove cultural barriers and to political and

administrative leaders to adopt legislation and laws to protect women and girls?

  1. Kenia Lorenzo (Oxfam Cuba): What strategies have you used to build the economic empowerment of women to prevent VAWG/GBV  ?
  2. Saleema Munir (Oxfam Pakistan): What strategies have you used in your programs to help align constitutions, tribal laws, and traditional/norm and religious laws to safe guard women and girls and prevent VAWG/GBV ?  

 

Knowledge Hub Support Person: Christine Hughes (christine.hughes@oxfam.ca

 

A Think Tank session will focus on a specific challenge that a colleague is encountering in a program.  It will be structured like a group brainstorm for potential opportunities, ways forward or solutions.  As a reminder to colleagues leading Think Tanks, you will share briefly about your program, present a current challenge that you are having related to changing attitudes norms and behaviours that perpetuate VAWG/GBV, and have the opportunity to have colleagues discuss, reflect and brainstorm potential ways forward.  Session leads will be asked to facilitate think tank sessions twice for two different groups.

 

Participants will select their first think tank for 30 minutes and then rotate to a second think tank for 30 minutes.

 

We will hear a short summary of each think tank in plenary.

 

 

 

1:00-2:00 pm 

 

 

Lunch

During lunch you are encouraged to vote for a poster you would like to know more about, check out the resource library, and share your thoughts on the Ideas Wall.

Also why not do a video interview about a few key learnings!

Session 6

2pm-4:45pm

Session 6

Part I

2-3:30pm

 

 

 

 

Second Plenary Session:

 

Key framing question:  How do we measure changes in attitudes, norms and behaviours and how do we best demonstrate the impact of this work?

 

Session Chair: Laura Haylock

 

Panelists:

  1. Elizabeth Rowley (Path, GBV Researcher)
  2. Kathleen Dey (Director, Rape Crisis Centre Cape Town Trust)
  3. Helen Lindley (Oxfam DRC)

This session will be focused on monitoring, evaluation and learning with a specific emphasis on the challenge of measuring changes attitudes, social norms, and behaviours in our VAWG/GBV programs.   It will also explore the complex issue of demonstrating impact in VAWG/GBV programs.  Panelists will present for 1 hour and we will have 30 minutes for questions and answers.

 

 

3:30-3:45pm

 

Coffee Break

During the coffee break you are encouraged to vote for a poster you would like to know more about, check out the resource library, and share your thoughts on the Ideas wall. Also why not do a video interview about a few key learnings!

Session 6

Part II

3:45-4:45pm

 Think Tanks linked to Session 6 Part 1:

  1. Mélida Guevara (Oxfam El Salvador): how do you involve youth and their organizations directly in monitoring to capture changes and to believe in their successes?
  2. Diana Majury (Carleton University) : how do ensure that our M&E practice doesn’t inadvertently reinforce negative social norms that encourage VAWG/GBV?  
  3. Rashida Shariff (Oxfam Tanzania) : how to conduct such VAWG research extremely carefully and sensitively to collect reliable data as well as discuss the cultural barriers to the silence on VAWG?
  4. Christine Hughes (VAWG/GBV Knowledge Hub) In designing the new multi-country campaign on VAW, how should we plan to measure and monitor the willingness and ability of individuals and institutions to message and model new or more positive gender norms?
  5. Yolanda Sithoe (Oxfam Mozambique) and Aniruddha Brahmachari (Oxfam India): what are the best methodologies to capture long-term changes in ANB over time?
  6. Hannah Clare (OGB): when measuring changes in social norms, how does our MEL practice change in order to adjust for humanitarian setting?

 

Knowledge Hub Support Person: Caroline Marrs

caroline.marrs@oxfam.ca

This Think Tank session will build on Session 6 Part I and focus on a specific challenge related to monitoring, evaluation and learning that a colleague is encountering in a program.  It will be structured like a group brainstorm for potential opportunities, ways forward or solutions. 

 

As a reminder to colleagues leading Think Tanks, you will share briefly about your program, present your current challenge that you are having related to changing attitudes norms and behaviours that perpetuate VAWG/GBV, and have the opportunity to have colleagues discuss, reflect and brainstorm potential ways forward.  Session leads will be asked to facilitate think tank sessions twice for two different groups.

 

Participants will select their first think tank for 30 minutes and then rotate to a second think tank for 30 minutes.

 

We will ask session leads to note key learnings from the Think Tanks sessions on the Ideas Wall.

5:15-5:30pm  

End of Day Reflection Session

Participants share learning of the day, and reflect on the successes and challenges of the day

6:30-7:30pm

World Café (light refreshments served)

The World Café model is intended to be structured like an informal market place with many different tables and participants to decide where they would like to spent their time.   This will be informally structured and participants are welcome to come and go as they like from tables.  The Poster Exhibit will also be available during the World Café.

 

We ask participants who have tables in the World Café to please set up their tables by 6pm.  

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