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Consultant to Document Women’s Experiences in Somalia’s 2021 Elections
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Mogadishu, SOMALIA|
|Application Deadline :||28-Sep-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||30 Days (Spread within a 2-months period)|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, UN Women works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates the United Nations System’s efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
Women’s leadership and participation is one of UN Women’s primary areas of work as mandated in its inception, recognizing the integral role of women in strong and stable democratic processes. To promote the leadership and participation of women in decision-making processes, UN Women is required to work throughout the electoral cycle with women, parliaments, electoral management bodies, political parties, media, and other institutions. UN Women Somalia is supporting gender mainstreaming and women’s political participation in Somalia’s coming election, working with key electoral stakeholders and government institutions. In this regard the Country office is seeking the services of a consultant to support the production of a report that will document women’s experiences in the 2021 elections, lessons learnt, and recommendations for improving women’s participation in elective office throughout the next government and future elections.
The assignment is a gender audit of the elections. Through this report, women’s voices and experiences will be show cased; the challenges of women aspirants, candidates, voters, and supporters highlighted, progress and critical emerging issues experienced in the elections, the impact of the electoral system on women’s equitable participation in the elections, and recommendations for improving the status quo.
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant is expected to assist with documenting the progress, achievements and challenges faced by women in the run up, during the 2021 elections in a report to support learning and documentation of women’s experiences.
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:
Under the overall supervision of the Country Programme Manager, the Consultant will be expected to undertake the following tasks:
Deliverables and Payment Schedule:
Required Skills and Experience
UNWOMEN is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.