Ending Violence Against Women and Girls, Roster of Experts


UN Women

  • Location: Central Africa, East Africa, West Africa, South America and the Caribbean
  • Career category:Fundraising/ Grant management, Monitoring & Evaluation /MEAL, Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Consultancy
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Inter-governmental
  • Remote option:Not Specified
  • Right to work requirements:Right to work required in advance
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Deadline:31/12/2023
  • Location:Central Africa, East Africa, West Africa, South America and the Caribbean
Gender-based violence (GBV) Movement building Sexual & reproductive rights (SRHR) Gender budgeting Human rights Peace and Security
Areas of expertise and related competencies (please note that not all applicants need to have experience in all of the areas below):
Legal and policy reform and drafting on VAW
  • Experience of issues and practices in the fields of judiciary systems; legal reform; gender equality, including ending violence against women;
Essential services for VAW
  • Experience working with institutions to strengthen national response to VAW from different sectors (e.g. police, justice, social services, health sector).
Access to justice
  • Substantive knowledge of and experience of jurisprudence, criminal, civil, informal and quasi justice systems, their impact on women and implications of programming within the context of UN Women’s mandate;
Prevention of VAW
  • Comprehensive understanding of the prevention evidence-base and entry points for undertaking prevention work along the socio-ecological model;
Data for VAW
  • Experience in conducting primary research (quantitative methods, qualitative methods) on violence against women, gender equality or related fields and/or strong knowledge and understanding of the methodological, ethical and safety standards for conducting research on violence against women;
Gender Responsive Budgeting
  • Significant professional experience in both Local Development Finance and Gender Responsive Planning and Budgeting / or participatory planning and budgeting in developing countries;
Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating VAWG programmes. 
  • Technical expertise in the principles of Theory Based programme M&E, impact assessment techniques, and data management and analysis; 
Women’s Movement
  • Strong understanding of gender equality and women's empowerment, especially related to community mobilization and movement building/strengthening;
Harmful Practices
  • Comprehensive understanding of the intersection between addressing all forms of harmful practice against women and girls and key policy pillars of addressing violence against women and girls.
Trafficking in women and girls
  • Comprehensive understanding of trafficking in women and girls as a form of gender-based violence, as well as understanding about demand and root causes of exploitation.
Other areas
  • General VAW;
  • Emergency preparedness and GBV; 
  • Proposal drafting on VAW.

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