|Description||International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
Background to the Assignment
International Medical Corps interventions in Central African Republic are providing emergency health and nutrition services, as well as emergency protection assistance in response to gender-based violence perpetrated against internally displaced persons and communities.
International Medical Corps, with the support of OFDA, DFID and ECHO, is the first responder in the humanitarian crisis in CAR in the provinces of Ouaka, Vakaga and Haute-Kotto. International Medical Corps has also extended its partnership through the Bekou Trust Fund to carry out a multi-year project; CAR Health System Strengthening Project.
IMC’s protection activities are largely focused on Gender Based Violence prevention (GBV) and response. This year, with the support of OFDA, the program is seeing an improving of prevention activities. Like most of society, CAR people evolve in a patriarchal system in which women’s right are not respected. IMC plans to target men in preventing GBV through the approach Engaging Men as role model in preventing GBV, because it seems important to create an environment safer for communities in general and for women and girls in particular. Men are in position to influence social norms, attitudes, gender roles and expectations, and stop violence.
Purpose of the Assignment
Build the knowledge and skills of the Participants to serve as facilitators of Men Discussion Group, using the required tools and respond to challenging situations that may arise during the implementation.
Increase the understanding of participants in the use of positive masculinity throughout the intervention. Take into consideration opinion and view of women throughout the intervention.
Scope of the Assignment
Deliverables Description Due Date(s)
Implementation of the Assignment Deliverables
The consultant should submit a work plan of the implementation of the initiative at the beginning of the training, provide an adapted curriculum at the end of the training and the final report including recommendation on implementation as final deliverable at the end of the contract.
Code of Conduct
All Consultants are required to adhered to and promote International Medical Corps shared responsibility and obligation to report matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report to International Medical Corps.
|Experience / Qualifications||Qualification
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal consultancy opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.
|Experience||3 to 5 years|
|Areas of activity||Gender, Health|
|Country||Africa, Central Africa|
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