The GBV Sub-Cluster, co-chaired by UNFPA and Global Communities, is a coordinating body with the objective to reduce risks and mitigate consequences of GBV experienced by women, girls, boys and men in Syria. It works to facilitate multi-sectoral, inter-agency action aimed to prevent GBV and to ensure a principled approach to the provision of accessible, prompt, and survivor-centered services to survivors of GBV. The GBV SC focuses on populations affected by the armed conflict in Syria reachable though cross-border operations from Turkey.
The GBV SC ensures, in coordination with the Protection Cluster (PC), and Whole of Syria GBV AoR, the integration of GBV prevention, mitigation and response in the multi-sectoral humanitarian response.
Considering the increasing numbers of GBV SC members carrying out prevention activities and their demand for technical support, the GBV SC wants to engage in the development of harmonized and consistent awareness raising messages and dissemination approaches. This has been an ongoing priority and the GBV SC is seeking the support of an external consultant to finalize the process.
Global Communities and the WoS/Turkey hub GBV SC is seeking the services of a consultant with expertise in prevention and community engagement and experience in GBV in emergency programmes in conflict-affected areas, and in particular in GBV prevention, to develop a comprehensive community awareness raising package.
Under the supervision of the WoS/Turkey hub GBV Sub Cluster Co-lead and in coordination with the team of WoS GBV coordinators, the consultant will conduct an initial review of awareness raising material and methodologies available in the region; will engage GBV SC members in Turkey and the GBV coordinators in the WoS to identify needs, gaps and lessons learnt and will develop and/or adapt awareness raising material in a comprehensive package of tools to be used by GBV SC members in Syrian communities.
The consultant will be required to undertake 1 trip mission of 5-8 days to Gaziantep, Turkey.
The duration of the consultancy will be 30 days (feasibly in April 2018).
How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit the following documents as one single file named “Surname_Name_GBV prevention consultant”: