12 february 2020

The year 2020 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). With only ten years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals it is crucial that we accelerate our work to eliminate discrimination against women and girls and achieve equality in all areas of life (Goal 5).

Dóchas is seeking a consultant to carry out research on the successes and shortcomings of the global policy framework and blueprint for action since 1995. The study will capture the Irish perspective on the progress made towards achieving the Platform for Action’s promises and determine the areas of policy concern.

Skills and experience required:

• Proven expertise in gender-related policy
• Proven research and facilitation skills
• Proven report writing skills including clear evidence-based recommendations for action
• Experience in the not-for-profit sector and knowledge of the international development sector

Please submit your expression of interest, including a brief outline of the methodology and timeframe you propose in line with this ToR, and a CV to niamh@dochas.ie by 5pm on 26 February.

For more information please see the attachment below.