|Date Posted:||Jan 13, 2010|
|Reference:||VA # GND 007 January 13, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Jan 24, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Functional Area:||Public Relations|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||Fresh|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
About Counterpart International STEP:
The overall aim of the manual is to enable staff in counterpart STEP and its partner organisations to promote gender equality primarily through main-streaming, special interventions and policy dialogue.
The learning objectives for participants of the course are to:
â€¢Understand and articulate the rationale for gender equality as an objective in itself and a means by which to achieve human rights objectives;
â€¢Become professional promoters for gender approaches to development and particularly in civic education and election awareness programme;
â€¢Understand and articulate the links between the National Strategies and gender equality;
â€¢Be able to apply Counterpart STEP Strategy for Gender Equality in order to advance gender equality in all policy and project related work - regardless of sector or theme, at departments level and
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢Develop and produce a gender manual on gender awareness, gender equality, gender and development, gender analysis incorporating issues relevant to gender in the election processes.
â€¢Clarify the Women in Development (WID) and Women and Gender (WAG) approaches, and define gender mainstreaming.
â€¢Develop and produce manual, by incorporating the learning and experiences generated by previous experience and in coordination with gender advisor.
â€¢Facilitate discussions, seminars and workshops among experts and thereby aiming to incorporate culture specific case studies, issues and experience into the modules and manuals.
â€¢Develop assessment tools and techniques for the evaluation, monitoring of staff knowledge (Post training evaluation).
â€¢Be better equipped to promote gender equality and empowerment of women and understand even better why gender equality is essential while conducting civic education activities and election awareness campaigns.
â€¢Know about gender equality in an overall context and understand key gender concepts.
â€¢Understand how culture, norms and traditions have an impact on gender equality in general and on their work with gender.
â€¢Know about gender equality in its international legal and political context.
â€¢Know about gender equality work at country level and understand why and how to apply a country gender analysis.
â€¢Understand why and how to apply a gender analysis at sector level and know potential ways and means of integrating gender equality in specific tasks particularly civic education and election awareness campaigns.
â€¢Understand particular gender issues and how the tools are applied in humanitarian action in situations of crisis and conflict.
â€¢Understand how gender equality is to be integrated throughout the project cycle.
â€¢Be aware of how to keep abreast of new developments, apply emerging good practice and share information and experience through networking.