Job Vacancy: Job title: Costing Consultant for National Action Plan for Health Sector Response to GBV (Abuja)
Job description: Overview
GBV is acknowledged to be an epidemic in Nigeria, as in other countries. Various forms of GBV are prevalent in the country including sexual violence, intimate partner violence, child marriage, forced marriage, physical abuse, rape, sexual assault, harmful traditional practices such as harmful widowhood practices, female genital mutilation, forced prostitution, trafficking and exploitation, and technology-facilitated GBV such as cyber-harassment (including revenge porn) and cyber-bullying.
The National Demographic and Health Survey, 2018 (NDHS 2018) indicates that among women aged 15-19, (31 per cent) of them have experienced physical abuse and 9 per cent have experienced sexual violence. Another alarming statistic from the NDHS 2018 also indicated that 6% of women have experienced physical violence during pregnancy. Intimate partner violence which is a form of GBV was found to be higher in 2018 with 36% of women reporting a form of abuse or violence from their partners. When compared to the 31% and 25% recorded in 2008 and 2013, respectively, this represents an increase in numbers. Similarly, recent data from the NDHS 2018 shows that the prevalence of physical violence against women is increasing, with the percentage of women who have been subjected to physical abuse since the age of 15 rising from 28% in 2008 and 2013 to 31% in 2018.
Rationale for the Costing of the National Action Plan for Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence in Nigeria
Although the National gender in health policy – provides evidence for advocating for the integration of gender rights into policies and programmes as the pathway to actualization the health needs of citizens, as well as achieving global target. it lacks a costed Action Plan /Monitoring and Evaluation tool. The federal ministry of health with support from the MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership developed the National Action Plan for Health Sector response to GBV. Hence the need for costing of the National Action Plan for Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence and make it operational in Nigeria. We are therefore seeking to engage the services of a qualified consultant to lead the costing of the National Action Plan for health sector response to GBV.
Duration of the Consultancy and Renumeration
- The consultant shall be engaged for a period of 15 non-continuous working days at the rate of N 100,000 daily.
The consultant will lead the process in developing a costing framework for the National Action Plan for Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence in Nigeria. The consultant will participate in a stakeholder meeting and present the draft framework to key stakeholders for validation. The consultant shall collate inputs from key stakeholders to finalize costing of the priority activities for implementation of the National Action Plan for Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence in Nigeria.
- Develop a costing framework for validation by key stakeholders
- Final framework utilised to cost the National Action Plan for Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence in Nigeria
- Facilitate a one-day stakeholders meeting to review and finalize costing
- Write report on activity carried out and submit to FMoH
Specific deliverables/End product
- Costed framework developed
- Costed Priority implementation activities in the National Action Plan for Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence in Nigeria
- Final report developed
- The consultant should be a costing expert (preferred) or Health Economist (desirable)
- At least 5 years’ experience in the costing of National, State, LGA and Community level Gender based /public health programs.
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Location: Abuja, FCT
Job date: Sat, 27 May 2023 04:39:13 GMT
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