|Date Posted||March 14, 2019|
Social Services & Nonprofit
National Consultant to Develop a Policy brief on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Based from the National Governance, Peace and Security Survey (NGPSS 2017) and Annual Gender Statistics Forum (AGSF II 2018) Reports
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 leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality are translated into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts while building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
Duties and Responsibilities
The overall objective of the assignment is to develop a policy brief on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) from the findings of the Gender Module of the National Governance Peace and Security Survey (NGPSS 2017) report and the Annual Gender Statistics Forum (AGSF II 2018) report to provide an evidence base for advocacy, programme design and implementation and decision-making at national and sub national level.
Leading by Example.
Required Skills and Experience
Proven ability to produce high quality reports and to work under tight deadlines.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of statistical production processes and data analysis;
Good knowledge and experience in leading and designing gender statistical capacity enhancement programs in developing countries particularly in sub-Sahara Africa.
Proven ability to advocate and provide policy advice to senior government officials, international development partners, civil society representatives etc.
Possession of a PhD degree in Social Sciences will be an added advantage.