EnCompass Insights

December 10, 2018

Pictoram showing World Bank, UNDP statistics that GBV could be costing countries up to 4% in GDP-which is more than 2 times what most governments spend on education- and that, when applied, that could mean up to 2% of GDP is lost each year just due to GBV in agriculture

The rise of the #MeToo movement has thrown back the curtain on gender-based violence with a focus on sexual harassment, and coercion at work, resulting in a global call for safer workplaces. The movement reveals a hidden truth: gender-based...

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December 06, 2018

Infographic showing three figures with the written statistic one in three women worldwide has experienced physical or sexual intimate partner violence (IPV) or nonpartner sexual violence in their lifetime. (WHO, 2013)

Gender-based violence is personal. Global estimates published by the World Health Organization indicate that about 1 in 3 women worldwide (35 percent) have experienced physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetimes.

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November 30, 2018

Young women and adolescent girls account for a disproportionate number of new HIV infections. In 2016, new infections among young women aged 15–24 were 44 percent higher than young men their age. Women who experience gender-based violence face 50 percent greater risk of HIV infection. Globally, 7,500 young women acquire HIV every week.

In March, we told you the story of Lerato, who, after experiencing sexual violence, was caught in a web that restricted her access to...

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November 15, 2018

Panel members speaking at the Bipartisan Policy Center Forum on the Federal Data Strategy

After an exciting and productive conference at the American Evaluation Association (AEA), Nick Hart, Director of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Evidence Project, invited AEA members to speak at a public forum on November 8 on the Federal Data Strategy and its draft practices.

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October 25, 2018

A hand assembling a jigsaw puzzle

Typically, when you’re asked to conduct an evaluation, you start by looking at background documents to orient yourself to the project. But what if you don’t have this verbal or pictorial map? What’s your way forward?

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