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National Consultant to Copy-Edit, Design and Layout of Violence Against Women and Women’s Access to Justice Documents.
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Kampala, UGANDA|
|Application Deadline :||27-May-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||0d 21h 44m|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||45 working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||45 working days|
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 centre of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations System 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.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 centre of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations System 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.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Programme Specialist, EVAW-Access to Justice, with technical support from the Communications & Advocacy Specialist, the Consultant will be responsible for copy-editing, designing and laying out the following documents;
1.‘Standard Operating Procedures for Management of Violence Against Women and Children in the Uganda Police Force (SoP’s)’. These SoP’s embody the human rights-based approach to policing and they detail the responsibilities of the Uganda Police Force to the citizens of Uganda.
2. ‘Training of Trainers Manual for the Uganda Police Force on Violence Against Women and Children’. This manual was designed to mold police officers to professionally manage cases involving violence against women and children at all levels.
3. ‘Analysis of Uganda’s Gender Equality Legal and Policy Landscape’. The report involves an in-depth review and analysis of Uganda’s national legal and policy framework considered through the lens of the country’s international and regional obligations on gender equality.
4. ‘The first responder handbook for the Uganda Police Force-Investigator violence Against Women and Children’. The handbook was designed to guide the first responder in the handling of Violence against Women and Children cases.
5. ‘The Akarimojong Gender Principles. This is a collaboration between FIDA (U) and the Council of Elders in the revision of the Akarimojong Gender Principles as a progressive move towards increasing access to justice for all persons affected by cattle rustling and insecurity in the Karamoja sub-region and women and girls in particular, who continue to face violence and discrimination on the basis of their gender.
6. ‘Review of the Acholi and Karimojong Cultural Principles and Case Management Handbook’. These are a hallmark of the recognition of the vital role the Ker Kwaro Acholi and Karamojong elders and cultural actors play in the access to justice chain and the opportunity they represent in enhancing access to justice for women and girls.
7. ‘Report on the analysis of cases handled through by cultural leaders and legal volunteers through the alternative dispute resolution mechanism in Karamoja region’. This review intends to establish whether cases handled through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) approaches by cultural leaders and community legal volunteers are addressed in a gender responsive manner, survivor centred manner, and aligned to national and international human rights standards.
8. Online and offline Safety and Security Guidelines for Women Human Rights Defenders(WHRD’s) in Uganda. It is a living document aimed at equipping WHRDs with capacities and skills to mitigate the impact of online and offline attacks against women human rights defender
Required Skills and Experience
Interested qualified individual consultants must apply online by latest by 27th May, 2022 . Candidates should submit one PDF File attachment containing: