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National Consultant to conduct a supplementary Scoping Study on Technology-facilitated Violence against Women and Girls (TF VAWG)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA|
|Application Deadline :||29-May-23 (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 :||45 working days in three months period|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||45 working days in three 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.
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programmes and services needed to implement these standards. It stands behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life, focusing on four thematic priority areas: 1) Governance and participation in public life, 2) women’s economic empowerment, 3) Ending violence against women and girls, and 4) women, peace and security, humanitarian action, and disaster risk reduction. UN Women coordinates and promotes the UN system’s work in advancing gender equality.
The Ending Violence against Women (EVAW) section is part of the Policy, Programme and Intergovernmental Division at UN Women Headquarters in New York. The section is responsible for a number of functions including policy and technical advice to regional and country offices on EVAW, supporting normative work on EVAW and developing and overseeing global policy support related to global level programmes.
Building on over 40 years of sstained efforts undertaken by women’s organizations, grassroots, international networks, local governments in cities around the world, UN Women launched the Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Global Initiative. It builds on its “Safe Cities Free of Violence against Women and Girls” Global Programme which began with 5 cities, and now spans over 50 cities to prevent and respond to sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls (SVAWG) in public spaces in different settings (urban, rural, online).
The Global Initiative contributes to the emerging international knowledge base on effective strategies to prevent and respond to harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in urban and online public spaces and aims to build more inclusive, sustainable, and safe cities. It was designed with local, regional and global partners in response to the growing concerns about everyday experiences of women and girls all over the world as they experience sexual violence in public spaces as they go about their daily routines, whether on city streets, parks, in markets, on buses and trains or in their own neighborhoods, or online.
The terms of reference (ToR) is for a national consultant who will conduct a supplemntary who will coping Study on Technology-facilitated Violence against Women and Girls (TF VAWG) in Addis Ababa city within existing safe city and safe public space programmes, guided by the UN Women Guidance Note on Scoping Studies and supplementary guidance note on TF VAWG specifically addressing TF VAWG, which can be adapted at the local level. The results of the scoping study will serve to inform the identification of signature interventions to address this form of violence in public spaces.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the guidance and supervision of the UN Women Ethiopia Ending Violence Against Women and Girls(EVAWG) team and with technical input from the Policy Specialist, Ending Violence against Women (EVAW) in the EVAW Section in Headquarters, the national consultant will work to collect data involving a literature review and qualitative data collection with different local stakeholders, including women facing multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination, during the period of 15 June 2023 to 14 September 2023.
The scoping study will be carried out in Addis Ababa Ethiopia
The consultant will:
Conduct a scoping study on TF VAW using qualitative methodologies to gain a deeper understanding of the nature of sexual harassment and other forms TF VAWG in selected areas of Addis Ababa . Ensure WHO ethical guidelines on researching VAW are enforced throughout the research process. As a component of this scoping study, conduct a desk review of materials.
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