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Anti-Trafficking Awareness: Where to Begin?

Every January, Anti-Trafficking Awareness month presents an opportunity to reflect on progress and the work that lies ahead in combating human trafficking. Human trafficking is a crime that affects victims of all ages, ethnicities, genders, and countries of origin. In 2019, trafficking in persons is still all too common, necessitating evidence-based action.

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Gender-Based Violence: It’s Personal and Professional

Image c/o Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG), “Infographic: Violence Against Women” (Washington, DC: IGWG, 2018). To see the full infographic, please visit www.igwg.org/2018/12/infographic-violence-against-women/. Reproduced by permission. Gender-based violence...

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Evaluating with No Theory or Logic Model? No Problem!

Typically, when you’re asked to conduct an evaluation, you start by looking at background documents to orient yourself to the project. Ideally, those materials include a logic model, results chain diagram, or theory of change illustration—key pieces you need to plan...

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Building Awareness about Gender and Inclusive Development

This post was originally published on www.InternationalWomensDay.com to demonstrate best practices in private sector commemoration of International Women's Day 2018 (#IWD2018).  EnCompass LLC, a women-owned international development company, works to ensure that...

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What Makes EnCompass a Top Workplace? Embracing Challenges

Pictured: Beeta Tahmassebi (left) and Tamara Filipović—another EnCompass innovator—at the 2016 Devex Career Fair. EnCompass is proud to have been named one of the best workplaces in the Washington, D.C., area. What makes us a Top Workplace? We asked one of our valued...

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Can Evaluation Be about Soap and Cookies?

It was Tuesday evening and the living room of the quaint older home in the city center was filled with a diverse and lively crowd. They had gathered to see each other and express their frustration and hardships through artistic expressions and spontaneous...

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Reflections on Positive Girl and Boy Development – Part 2

With just a few days until the 2018 Gender 360 Summit on June 11, which EnCompass is co-sponsoring, we are pleased to feature insights from another EnCompass staff member who will present on our work related to “Positive Girl and Boy Development,” the summit’s theme....

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Reflections on Positive Girl and Boy Development – Part 1

As we approach the 2018 Gender 360 Summit on June 11, which EnCompass is co-sponsoring, several of our staff will present on our work related to “Positive Girl and Boy Development,” the summit’s theme. To kick off this three-part series, we talked with Heran Tadesse,...

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