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Gender Violence Expert - National Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||30-Nov-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic French|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||15 working days within 1 month|
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.
Since the 2011 revolution, UN Women Tunisia has supported the integration of equality provisions in the 2014 constitution and parity conditions in electoral laws. These efforts were consolidated during this post-revolution process by the revision of different discriminatory laws, the adoption of the National Action Plan in 1325, and the integration of parity into elections law.
The adoption of Law No. 2017-58 combatting violence against women is a fundamental step in the fight against discrimination. The law criminalizes all types of violence: physical, moral, sexual, economic, and, for the first time, political violence.
Women involved in politics, particularly elected members of parliament and local authorities, suffer from discrimination, sexism, stereotypes, but also from various types of violence aimed at excluding them from the public sphere. A 2015 survey revealed that 53.5% of women suffered some form of violence in the public space.
As part of its program on Political Participation and Legislation, UN Women would like to provide support to equip elected women with a practical guide to help them understand and identify political violence as well as the legal tools and mechanisms to deal with it.
The objective of the Assignment:
The objective of the assignment is to develop :
Duties and Responsibilities
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637
Required Skills and Experience
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology: Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for the financial evaluation.
Criteria Weight Technical: 70% (70 points)
Financial: Lowest Financial Proposal: 30% (30 points)
The points for the Financial Proposal will be allocated as per the following formula:
Interested Individual Consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
The above-mentioned documents should be merged in a standalone file including all of them since the online application submission does only permit to upload of one file per application. Incomplete submission can be a ground for disqualification.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW, and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.