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National Consultant to conduct Gender barriers analysis of available Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child and Adolescent Health (SRMNCAH) rights and service access to women and girls in [humanitarian settings] in Uganda (Re-advertised).
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Kampala, UGANDA|
|Application Deadline :||03-Jul-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||30 working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||30 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.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, 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 will lead and coordinate United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It will provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
Since 2008, UN Women in collaboration with UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank, WHO and UNAIDS have joined forces under the H6+ partnership with the goal of improving health outcomes for women, children and adolescents. Using its comparative advantage as the go-to Agency for gender equality advisory and technical support, UN Women Uganda CO would like to undertake a comprehensive analysis of the legal, policy, programme, advocacy and resource mobilisation strategies for SRMNCAH, rights and access in relation to women and girls in humanitarian settings.
Duties and Responsibilities
Objectives of the Consultancy.
The principal objective of this assignment is to interrogate and document how SRMNCAH – Rights policy, legal frameworks and response plans address the needs and promote the rights of women and girls in accessing SRMNCAH services in humanitarian and development settings. The assignment will also assess and analyse gender barriers effective participation of women and girls in SRMNCAH services.
Duration of the Consultancy and Deliverables:
The consultation is scheduled for 30 days according to the chronogram below:-
Required Skills and Experience
Interested qualified individual consultants must apply online by latest by 3rd July 2022 . Candidates should submit one PDF File attachment containing:
At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.
If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.
UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)