PROJECT NAME: PROTECTION AND EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN KURDISTAN REGION OF IRAQ/CONSULTANT SERVICES
I. Background / Introduction:
Vital Voices Global Partnership is a leading international non-governmental organization committed to working with women throughout the world to provide them with the support and tools they need to have a positive impact in their communities. Through mentoring programs, leadership training, and individualized support, Vital Voices provides credibility, builds capacity, and enhances connections for emerging and established women leaders internationally.
II. Project Goals and Scope of Services
Vital Voices Global Partnership (VVGP), in partnership with Asuda, local Iraqi organization working in the region to combat violence against women, aims to improve Asuda’s services to assist Gender-Based Violence (GBV) survivors within a holistic gender-oriented framework and based on GBV best practices. VVGP seeks services to provide GBV training content for the boys and men’s engagement program and deliver workshops for Asuda’s staff to strengthen their capacity in delivering counseling and referrals for survivors of GBV and improve community mechanisms for the prevention of GBV.
The training sessions for Asuda staff will enhance their understanding of the different GBV forms and the aggravating factors and GBV survivors’ dynamics, and capabilities to conduct lethality risk assessments and proper safety planning for the GBV survivors.
The 2-day context-relevant curriculum for the boys and men’s engagement and content for the supporting material will increase the engagement of the participants in addressing and preventing violence against women.
Tasks include, but may not be limited to the following:
III. Anticipated Selection Schedule
Request for Proposal timeline as follows:
Request for Proposal Issuance: May 20, 2020
Deadline for Bidders to Submit Questions: May 25, 2020
Proposal Deadline: June 3, 2020
Start of Negotiation for Top Bidder(s): June 8, 2020
Contract Award: June 12, 2020
IV. Time and Place of Submission of Proposals
Respondents to this request for proposal must submit their proposal to FatenBelguith@vitalvoices.org. Responses must be received no later than June 3rd, 2020 and shall be marked “RFP-GBV Consultancy” in the subject of the email.
Questions about the RFP can be submitted to FatenBelguith@vitalvoices.org.
V. Elements of Proposal
A submission must, at a minimum, include the following elements:
VI. Evaluation Criteria
A success respondent will: