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Researcher: Desk research on feminist’s movements experience working towards enacting egalitarian family laws - National or International Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home-based, EGYPT|
|Application Deadline :||17-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3 Months|
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.
Following its establishment in 2010, UN Women’s partnership with civil society has been strategic and innovative and aimed at strengthening political solidarity and feminist movement building. This relationship is founded on the principle of leaving no one behind and premised on the reality that women and girls suffer intersectional discrimination. Placing the progress of the most marginalized communities first is a critical component of this vision.
In Arab States UN Women partners with civil society organizations to advance the implementation of international normative frameworks towards the achievement of gender equality and women’s rights. This includes, inter alia, the advancement of the 2030 Agenda, CEDAW, UNSCR 1325 and the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, its monitoring and promoting an inclusive, “whole of society” approach throughout these processes. The Beijing+25 review process, the Generation Equality Forum - a global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France in partnership with civil society— and the establishment of Action Coalitions are crucial platforms in this regard, and are gathering momentum, with public conversations expected to start in September 2020. The Action Coalitions will deliver concrete and transformative change for women and girls around the world in the coming five years.
In March 2020, ROAS supported the establishment of the Arab States CSOs and feminist Network with the purpose of ensuring a gender responsive COVID-19 Response and Recovery as well as facilitate the participation of women in the region in the global feminist movement, regional and global convenings, the Generation Equality Forum, and the Action Coalitions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the UN Women Regional Advocacy & Innovation Specialist/ Civil Society Engagement Coordinator and in coordination with the co-leaders and coordinator of the Arab States CSOs Network, the researcher will be responsible of conducting an analysis of the feminist movements and feminist movement building across the Arab world to capture the diversity of women’s CSOs insights and movements experience working towards enacting egalitarian family laws; explore obstacles, challenges, opportunities and provide recommendations for advancing the influence of this feminist movement within the Arab region.
The researcher will take into account the specific political and economic context in different countries of the Arab region, the consultant shall:
* This assignment will involve close engagement with the interim Steering Group of the Network and entail a participatory process with feminist CSOs and selected partners.
The following list of deliverables are foreseen during the current consultancy:
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
Consultants will be evaluated using a cumulative analysis method taking into consideration the combination of qualifications and financial proposal. Contract will be awarded to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Technical Evaluation (70%, 70 points) split such as:
Financial Evaluation (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 submitted together, 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.