Human trafficking is a global crime and a complex, trans-national problem that requires multi-disciplinary, cross-border solutions. Asia accounts for more than half the world’s population and the majority of detected trafficked persons.
The USAID-funded Asia Counter Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) program (USAID Asia CTIP, 2016-2021) brings together governments, civil society and business to support regional initiatives that aim to reduce trafficking in persons. The program focuses on strengthened learning around trafficking in persons; enhanced cooperation between various sectors in source, transit and destination countries; and increased opportunities for private sector leadership to address the problem.
USAID Asia CTIP is looking for a gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) expert for a short-term consultancy to develop GESI guidelines, tools, and capacity building for program staff and partners in in Asia (Bangladesh, Nepal, Lao PDR, Central Asia, Thailand and Cambodia).
The consultant will support the USAID Asia CTIP project to gather lessons learned from CTIP projects in Asia to develop a GESI toolkit to help staff and partners throughout the CTIP design, monitoring and evaluation processes. The consultant will develop the toolkit through a participatory process, in consultation with CTIP projects in Asia and other stakeholders in the region, aiming at developing practical tools tailored to the regional context and to CTIP activities. USAID Asia CTIP will facilitate the coordination and provide guidance on CTIP and USAID requirements.
Applicants for this position should demonstrate experience in working in the Asian region and providing capacity building to local NGOs in Asia; familiarity with counter-trafficking, migration, forced labor, or other and in developing GESI tools for NGOs.
The consultant will need to travel in the region (Thailand, Bangladesh, Nepal, Lao PDR and Cambodia) and coordinate 2/3 meetings in Bangkok.
Anticipated length of assignment: 60 days
Anticipated starting date: March 2020
Post of assignment: home-based with travels within the region (expected 50% of time in SA-SEA)
Reporting to: USAID Asia CTIP
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