UN Women and the Government of Morocco are engaged in the prevention and response to violence against women and girls, involving capacity strengthening of relevant Ministries to implement the new legal and procedural provisions to combat violence against women and girls. Within this framework, UN Women and the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) built a strong partnership in 2018 to improve the prevention, protection and response to violence against women and girls in Morocco. 

In this context, UN Women is launching a call for consultation to recruit an international police expert to train police officers from cybercrime brigades in Morocco on international standards and norms for the reception and support of women and girls victims of violence.

Duties and Responsibilities

The objective of this consultation is to provide concerned police officers (cybercrime brigades) with the necessary knowledge and tools to understand and manage cases of violence against women and girls, in compliance with Law 103.13 and its implementation decree, the DGSN Action Plan to combat violence against women and girls, and international norms and standards.  


Expected results Cybercrime brigades officers have acquired in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of the international normative and procedural framework and international best practices in the field of: 


  • Prevention and fight against violence against women and girls: concepts, international normative framework, best practices,
  • Understanding violence against women and girls: context, particular vulnerabilities, the cycle of violence and its different phases, common misconceptions and prejudices about domestic violence, risk factors, cyberviolence specificities,
  • Supporting women and girls who are victims of violence: understanding victims of violence, privacy, ethics and confidentiality, the role and rights of the victim, evidence,
  • The missions of police cells for women and girls victims of violence as defined by law: reception, listening, guidance and support of the victim,
  • The role of the cells for women and girls victims of violence in the procedure: follow-up of cases with investigation brigades, the relationship with the Public Prosecutor's Office, the role of interface throughout the procedure, awareness-raising and training of investigators. 


Target group – 40 cybercrime brigades officers. 


Training modalities [MN1] – the training is expected to start in April 2024. Exact dates will be determined after selection. The training sessions will be face-to-face sessions involving presentations, case studies, roleplays, and team exercises and may be co-animated by trainers from the National Police if needed. 


Tasks - Under the general supervision of UN Women's Programme Coordinator on Violence against Women and Girls, and in close collaboration with the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN), the consultant will perform the following tasks: 


  • Propose a training of trainers (ToT) methodology based on the principles of andragogy, learning-by-doing and participatory approach,
  • Conduct a learning needs assessment with DGSN trainers,
  • Once the methodology has been validated and the evaluation completed, develop the training modules, materials and presentations, electronic documentation, case studies, practical exercises and any other support,
  • Ensure that the training modules developed/adapted integrate innovative training approaches and interactive communication methods (case studies, teamwork, team tasks, competitions),
  • Based on the validated training modules, prepare electronic documentation for participants, including case studies and other relevant materials/documentation. The case studies that will be discussed and followed during the training must be developed as close as possible to the practices and needs of the General Directorate of National Security, 
  • Submit a complete training kit in draft form including training modules, electronic documentation, agenda and any training materials for review and validation by UN Women and DGSN at least two weeks before the defined training dates,
  • Adjust the training kit according to the comments made by UN Women and DGSN,
  • Conduct a pre-training evaluation of participants' knowledge and mastery of the tools,
  • Based on the validated modules, facilitate the trainings of trainers for the 40 police officers over a period of 3 full days for two groups of 20.
  • Conduct a post-training evaluation of participants' knowledge and mastery of the tools,
  • Submit a detailed final report on the conduct of the training, the content of the training, the evaluation of the training and the evolution of knowledge and mastery of tools by the participants. 



Deliverable 1 – The methodological tools and roadmap 


A methodological roadmap of the training of trainers (ToT), with relevant tools, that details recommended approach, based on andragogy principles, learning-by-doing and participatory approach.  

The roadmap will include an assessment methodology of the learning needs of the target group with a questionnaire and/or an interview grid. 


Deadline:  5 working days after signing the contract  


Deliverable 2 – Training content


The content of the two sessions of 3-day training (6 hours per day), for an audience of 20 officers for each session. The training will provide the police officers with relevant knowledge and tools on international norms, standards and good practices for police services involved in the reception and support of women and girls victims of violence in Morocco. 


The content of the training of trainers (ToT) will be developed based on the results of the pre-training assessment and will include at least the following elements: 

  • Presentation and agenda of the training, including the learning objectives of each session,
  • Illustrated presentations with visuals, graphics, maps, and including detailed notes for each slide,
  • Methods and exercises with electronic documentation,
  • At least two team exercises, and two role-playing exercises,
  • At least four case studies for group work,
  • A bibliography,
  • Pre- and post-training evaluations to assess participants' progress before and after the training. The evaluation will pay particular attention to assessing the individual capacities of participants to replicate the training. 


Deadline:  5 working days after the methodology was validated  


Deliverable 3 – The training report 


A report of the training that includes the trainees’ evaluation and recommendation on potential needs identified during the training, especially with regards to the capacities of the trainees to become trainers (10 pages maximum, Arial 11).  


Deadline:  5 working days after the last training day 




Expected completion time (due day)

Methodological tools and roadmap 

Mid- April 24

Content of the training 

Mid-April 24

Training report 

End of April 24



Consultant’s Workplace and Official Travel

Assignment requires a trip to Kénitra, Morocco from during a week, from April 21st to 28th, 2024 (dates to be confirmed)

 [MN1]Quelles modalités? En présentiel, hybride …, avec quels outils? (tu mentionnes case studies, simulation/role playing, team exercises plus bas)


Core Values: 

  • Respect for Diversity 
  • Integrity 
  • Professionalism 

Core Competencies: 

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues 
  • Accountability 
  • Creative Problem Solving 
  • Effective Communication 
  • Inclusive Collaboration 
  • Stakeholder Engagement 
  • Leading by Example 


Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: 



  • Focuses on impact and results and responds positively to feedback, 
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities,
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines,
  • Proven track record in undertaking complex and comprehensive assessments,
  • High level of communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills and working effectively within a multi-cultural environment 

Required Skills and Experience

Education and Certification:


A master’s degree in law, with a special focus in penal/criminal law or human rights law or related areas. 



  • At least 6 years professional experience related to international human rights standards in general, and on combatting violence against women and girls in particular,
  • At least 3 years’ experience in advisory support to national institutions for the improvement of essential services for women and girls,
  • Proven experience in delivering training to national institutions of the MENA region.




  • Fluency in Arabic

      .  French would be an asset

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