These briefs highlight instances of evidence use from 3ie-supported studies. The link between evidence and its use is often not immediate or directly attributable. Through various sources like grant documents and in-depth interviews with key stakeholders, these briefs investigate how context, actors and other mechanisms contribute to uptake and use of evidence.
Published: April 18, 2017
The brief highlights stakeholders’ uptake and use of study findings of an impact evaluation of, SASA!, a community-based programme to prevent violence against women. It also identifies the main factors, which, together with evidence, facilitated uptake and use. Implementing agency ownership of the study and their strong rapport with the researchers contributed to use. Political will existed to reduce violence ...