National Consultant to undertake Community Sensitization Work for the UN Joint Programme, “Realizing Gender Equality through Empowering Women and Adolescent Girls”
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Location : Ikungi, TANZANIA
Application Deadline : 20-Apr-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
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Additional Category : Gender Equality
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : National Consultant
Languages Required : English
Starting Date : (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-May-2021
Duration of Initial Contract : Ninety (90) days
Expected Duration of Assignment : Ninety (90) days
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.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Description of required services/results
The selected Consultant will be responsible for implementing the following community/ household sensitization activities, in coordination with UN Women and other project partners including Ikungi DC, TAHA and Farm Africa of UN Women, under Output 1.3: Enhanced land tenure security and economic agency of women and female youth within the enabling households and the wider community.
Activity 1.3.3: Sensitize the community, engaging with the male and family gender champions to prevent economic violence and promote women’s land rights, collaborative gender partnership, democratic decision-making, and shared domestic and care responsibilities. In undertaking this activity, the consultant will:.
i. Conduct training for members of four village councils on women’s land rights, collaborative gender partnership, democratic decision-making, and shared domestic and care responsibilities;
ii. Apply Gender Action Learning System (GALS) methodology in community sensitization in four target villages;
iii. Conduct a training session to capacitate women and male champions to engage in various forums and learning exchanges to advocate for their rights at the zonal and national in collaboration with the Ikungi District Council.
 Gender Action Learning System (GALS) developed and rolled out by Oxfam Novib with support from IFAD since 2008 is a community-led “household methodology/approach” that aims to give women and men more control over their personal, household, community and organizational development. It comprises role playing and visual tools to help farmers plan their lives and sustainable livelihoods. GALS is most often used to support farmers in more collaborative intra-household decision-making, and generally for development purposes (CGIAR, 2019). GALS review in 2011 co-financed by GIZ in the coffee value chain in Uganda demonstrated conclusively that the GALS has been remarkably powerful in unseating powerful cultural norms that have existed for generations. Remarkable life changes related to the division of both domestic and farm work, household decision-making, control and access to assets and services and decreases in alcohol abuse and violence were indicated (Oxfam Novib, 2014).
Activity 1.3.4: Expand the public advocacy on women’s agronomic and economic empowerment through community radio, brochures, and national events on Nane Nane (Farmers’ Day) and International Women’s Day with visibility for KOICA and the joint programme.
i. In collaboration with the UN Women and the Singida Radio station identified by UN Women, develop and roll-out Singida radio campaign series including themes described below;
ii. Promote Women’s land rights and overall village land registration process in close consultation with the Land Intervention Responsible Party (Government Entity) and UN Women in line with the information in the broachers developed by the Land Responsible Party;
iii. Develop key messages to promote women’s right in agricultural production, in this case in the Horticulture and Sunflower value chains and engage and collaborate with other project implementing partners Ikungi DC, TAHA and Farm Africa to improve gender-mainstreaming approaches/techniques to encourage inclusivity in their undertakings;
iv. Prepare messages on prevention and response to Gender-based Violence including Police Gender and Children’s Desk in Ikungi District and Singida Region that UN Women is supporting through the Police Force in this project;
v. Develop key campaign messages extracted from the community GALS engagement including benefits and exemplary stories of collaborative intra-household planning and decision-making and shared responsibilities of domestic and care work, and its benefits for family livelihoods, and positive awareness and behavioral change related to gender norms.
Respect for Diversity
Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
Creative Problem Solving
Leading by Example
Gender Action Learning System (GALS) approach
Having a legal status under the laws of the United Republic of Tanzania.
Having at least 5 years experiences of community sensitization and engagement in gender norms, women land rights and behavioral change, women’s economic empowerment and prevention and response to gender-based violence.
Having a capacity and at least 5 years experiences in media outreach plan and implementation, particularly through radio, by using the private sector radio stations.
Administrative capacity to handle and manage the financial and programme aspects of the expected assignments under this ToR.
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s Degree in Sociology, Community Development, Development Studies, Gender, Social Work, Law, Journalism
At least 5 years’ experience in applying the Gender Action Learning System (GALS) approach
Social work and community development experience
At least 5 years work experience in women land rights
At least 5 years work experience in gender-based violence prevention advocacy
At least 5 years work experience in promoting rural livelihoods through agriculture sector
Native in Swahili and fluent in English
Tanzania Citizen or permanent resident of Tanzania
Submission of Applications:
The interested consultant (s) should respond to this TOR by submitting to UN Women:
A detailed technical proposal, including a workplan, results framework, and detailed financial proposal (budget for activities including consultancy fees), explaining how the results will be achieved;
A cover letter explaining why the candidate is the most suitable for the work;
UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment. Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Please note that applications without a completed and signed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
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