Evaluation Report 2013, YWCA of Solomon Islands: Rise Up! Young Women’s Leadership Program

YWCA Solomon Islands

The evaluation of the Rise Up! program found:
• 93% of participants reported that they shared information on what they learnt through Rise Up! informally with their peers, family and other community members.
• 78% of participants reported that they had increased their knowledge in the areas of human rights, women’s rights, gender, public speaking and leadership.
• 53% of participants reported increased confidence.
• 22% of participants reported increased self-esteem after training.
• 49% of participants reported speaking out in their communities and families about their views and opinions.
• 47% of participants reported increasing their leadership or becoming leaders inside their communities. This was usually through formal positions in churches and schools such as women’s/youth group leader, Sunday school teacher or class captain.
• 31% of participants reported that their families and communities have increased respect for them after the program.

The evaluation showed that Rise Up! is a successful model that is being implemented well.

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March 25, 2021
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