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Table 1 Policy Engagement Key Action Scale (PEKAS) assessing the extent to which engagement with stakeholders has been a central element of the policy development and/or implementation process

From: Exploring equity and inclusion in Malawi’s National Disability Mainstreaming Strategy and Implementation Plan

Pol Policy Engagement Key Action Scale (PEKAS) Rating
Absent – no evidence it has been considered 0
Recognition – evidence of awareness but no associated action 1
Minor action – evidence of token or minimal efforts to engage 2
Moderate action – evidence of clear but incomplete or partial engagement 3
Comprehensive action – evidence that all reasonable steps to engage have been taken 4
Policy evaluation– reference to Key Action in core document(s) 5
Process Evaluation – evidence gathered from diverse stakeholders of satisfaction with the process of engagement 6
Outcome Evaluation - evidence gathered from diverse stakeholders of satisfaction with the outcomes of engagement 7