National Consultant: Child Marriage C4D toolkit development
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Title: National Consultant – Child Marriage C4D toolkit development (Link to apply/Job No.TBA)
Type of Contract:SSA (Special Service Agreement)
Duty Station: Jakarta
Duration: February 2017 until July 2017 (65 days over 6 months)
UNICEF is currently working with the Government of Indonesia to develop a national strategy to end child marriage, as well as a training package for local government officials, religious and community leaders on child marriage prevention and response at the village level. At the same time, adolescent girls and boys must also participate in the campaign against child marriage, spreading adolescent-responsive key messages about the importance of delaying marriage, including related aspects such as completing secondary school, pursuing career options, and safe internet usage. Additionally, young people must be actively involved in behavior change campaigns targeting them, as agents of change.
A recent consultation done with girls, boys and communities in three provinces in Indonesia (West Sulawesi, East Java and Jakarta), found that adolescent girls in particular lack positive role models and alternatives to child marriage as well as realistic views of married life as mothers infrequently speak to their daughters about marriage and relationships. This is compounded by the fact that many relationships are starting online with very little time between meeting and getting married.
Given this background, there is a need to hire a consultant to develop a toolkit targeting youth groups and networks, for peer-to-peer campaigns, that is useful and accessible for its members—adolescent girls and boys—to end child marriage.
Purpose of the Assignment
Through consultations and partnerships with young people especially adolescent girls, understand marriage, education, future dreams, and internet usage practices and develop gender-transformative IEC materials targeting adolescent girls and boys such as posters, videos, and pamphlets.
Develop training package for child forum members to effectively disseminate IEC materials using a peer-to-peer model to prevent child marriage.
Deliver training for child forum in West Nusa Tenggara (Lombok) and West Sulawesi (Mamuju) (locations to be finalized later)
Provide follow up during the campaign in the form of coaching and mentoring.
Support Indonesia Adolescent Girls Network through delivery of 1-day training on C4D principles and development of behaviour change communication campaigns.
Qualifications of Successful Candidate:
Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in IDR) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=502331