Procedural Guideline of Access to Justice Standards for Case...

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Procedural Guideline of Access to Justice Standards for Cases of Violence Against Women and Girls in Formal and in Community Justice spheres (West Bank, Palestine)

Women’s Affair Technical Committee &Terre des hommes 

Women’s Affair Technical Committee (WATC) is a Palestinian feminist organization established in 1992 as a coalition of women’s grassroots committees, striving for the social, political and economic empowerment of women to achieve a democratic Palestinian society that ensures plurality, social justice and equality between men and women. WATC is a specialized actor in country in Gender Based Violence Programmes and it has been playing a crucial role at the legislative arena to enhance protective regulations for women and girls.  

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is a leading Swiss child-relief agency with a strong mandate worldwide on restorative juvenile justice, which accumulates over 40 years of experience in the Palestinian context. Tdh is a well-recognized actor in Palestine with a long and fruitful collaboration vis a vis justice stakeholders and national institutions on the policy, capacity building and specialized service provision components, chiefly. The Access to Justice Program has been implemented in Palestine since 2010 including a specific and unique component focused on gender justice in formal and community-based/informal spheres.

Currently, WATC and Tdh are partners implementing the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women and Girls Project named: “Gender Justice to End Violence Against Women and Girls” where this consultancy is framed with. Overall, the project aims at activating a responsive gender justice to address VAWG proposing a promising pilot to generate evidence-based innovative and replicable approaches. It entails a holistic conception of access to justice for women and girls (demand side: promoting female’s agency in justice; and supply side: tackling both formal and informal justice systems). The above scheme is expected to lead to a gradual increase of fair ruling for VAWG’s cases, increased reporting of cases, higher female participation including in policy development and social openness and support for gender justice issues pertaining to VAWG.

If you are interested, please download  full ToR: ToR UNTF Project Procedural Gu…FINAL.pdf


Application procedure

Consultants/firms that meet the requirements should submit expression of interest, which should include the following: 

1) Cover letter including the consultant’s/firm’s suitability for the assignment and current contact information
2) Include 1-2 samples of previous similar work 
3) Technical offer; detailed response to TOR, with specific focus addressing the purpose and objectives of the assignment, methodology to be used and key selection criteria (max. 5 pages)
4) Financial offer; detailed budget breakdown based on expected daily rates and initial work plan 
5) Initial draft of the proposed work plan 

Prerequisites for accepting financial offers:

Prices are inclusive of value added tax for establishments officially registered with the Ministry of Finance; while for individuals and non-profit institutions, the offered prices will be subject to a 5% deduction for income tax.
Applicants must submit a reduction from source certificate along with the offer.
Prices are to be submitted in US dollar and are valid for 30 days starting from the applications’ closing date.
The quotation must be detailed and based on the work mechanism proposed by the consultant.

All offers must be e-mailed to [email protected] (Tdh MENA Regional Programme Coordinator) and [email protected] (WATC Project Coordinator) no later than February 11 2020 at 4:00 pm (Palestine time). 

Only proposals in English and that include all the required documents will be assessed. Only contact short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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موعد الإنتهاء 11, Feb
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