In a world where gender inequalities persist across numerous sectors, the need to infuse gender transformative approaches (GTA) into initiatives that promote Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) becomes increasingly urgent. As societies strive for progress and inclusivity, it is crucial to recognize that SRHR interventions are not solely about healthcare, but also about addressing deeply rooted gender norms and imbalances. The following Terms of Reference outline a significant endeavor by Sonke Gender Justice, seeking a seasoned consultant to develop a comprehensive online platform that integrates gender transformative approaches into the landscape of SRHR. This platform aims to be a beacon of knowledge, a hub for best practices, and a virtual nexus connecting individuals and organizations dedicated to advancing gender transformative approaches within the SRHR sector. This endeavor recognizes that by intertwining gender transformative principles with SRHR, we can catalyze a transformation that doesn’t merely treat health concerns but also chips away at the foundations of gender inequality, fostering a future where everyone can realize their rights and potential without discrimination.
Sonke Gender Justice is seeking a qualified and experienced consultant to develop a website layout and propose content for a comprehensive online platform dedicated to promoting gender transformative approaches and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The purpose of this website is to serve as a central resource for information and resources on the integration of gender transformative approaches (GTA) to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The website will provide a platform for sharing knowledge, experiences, and best practices on GTA, and it will help to connect individuals and organizations working to advance GTA in the SRHR sector. The website would provide a central location for people to find information and resources on GTA.The website would also be a valuable tool for advocacy and awareness-raising. The website will be used to share stories and experiences of people who have benefited from GTA, and it could be used to educate the public about the importance of GTA for achieving gender equality and SRHR.
In a world where gender inequalities persist across numerous sectors, the need to infuse gender transformative approaches (GTA) into initiatives that promote Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) becomes increasingly urgent. As societies strive for progress and inclusivity, it is crucial to recognize that SRHR interventions are not solely about healthcare, but also about addressing deeply rooted gender norms and imbalances. We recognize that by intertwining gender transformative principles with SRHR, we can catalyze a transformation that doesn’t merely treat health concerns but also chips away at the foundations of gender inequality, fostering a future where everyone can realize their rights and potential without discrimination.
The main objectives of this consultancy are as follows:
- Propose and outline relevant and informative content to be featured on the website, covering a wide range of gender transformative approaches in SRHR topics.
- Ensure the website complies with best practices in web accessibility, responsiveness, and SEO optimization.
The website will contain the following content:
- A definition of GTA and SRHR
- Information on the importance of GTA and SRHR
- Case studies of GTA programs and interventions
- Resources for individuals and organizations who want to learn more about GTA and SRHR
- A blog that features articles and commentary on GTA and SRHR
- A forum where individuals and organizations can share information and experiences in the format of a GTA Community of practice
- Research on GTA and SRHR
- A directory of organizations that work on GTA and SRHR
- The website will be designed to be user-friendly and accessible to a wide range of audiences. This means that the website will use clear and concise language, and it will be visually appealing. The website will also be responsive, so that it can be viewed on a variety of devices.
- The website will use a variety of features to make it easy for users to find the information they are looking for. These features will include a search bar, a directory of organizations, and a blog. The website will also have a forum where users can share information and experiences.
- The website will be designed to be visually appealing and engaging. The website will use a variety of colors, images, and graphics to create a visually appealing experience for users. The website will also use a variety of interactive features to keep users engaged.
The consultant will be expected to deliver the following:
- A finalized website layout, including wireframes and design mockups, approved by Sonke Gender Justice.
- A comprehensive content proposal, specifying the topics, structure, and tone for the different website sections.
- Recommendations for multimedia content and interactive features to be integrated into the website.
- Technical guidance for website development and content management.
The consultancy is expected to be completed within 20 days from the contract commencement date. A detailed work plan with specific milestones and deadlines will be agreed upon at the beginning of the consultancy.
The ideal consultant should possess the following qualifications:
- Demonstrated expertise in content development, website development, user experience design, and content creation, preferably with a focus on gender and SRHR-related topics.
- Proven experience in developing websites using modern web technologies and content management systems.
- Strong understanding of gender transformative approaches and SRHR and Familiarity with gender transformative approaches, gender equality, and SRHR issues.
- Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with Sonke Gender Justice’s team.
- 5 years of experience in website and content development
- Experience in creating content that is clear, concise, and engaging
- Experience working on projects related to SRHR
- Highly motivated and results-oriented
If you are interested in applying for the position of Consultant for Content and Website Development on Gender Transformative Approaches Integration to SRHR, please follow the guidelines outlined below:
- Cover Letter: Include a cover letter that introduces yourself and explains your interest in this consultancy. Highlight your relevant experience, skills, and qualifications.
- Curriculum Vitae (CV): Provide a detailed CV that outlines your professional background, relevant education, and a list of projects or work experiences related to website development, user experience design, content creation, gender transformative approaches, and SRHR.
- Portfolio: Share a portfolio of relevant projects or websites you have worked on. If possible, include links to websites you have developed or contributed to, especially those related to gender, SRHR, or similar topics.
- Technical Proposal: Submit a technical proposal that outlines your approach to designing the website, ensuring web accessibility, and integrating gender transformative approaches. Briefly describe the tools and technologies you plan to use.
- Content Proposal: Provide a content proposal that outlines your strategy for creating informative and engaging content for the website. Specify how you plan to structure the content and maintain a tone consistent with the objectives of Sonke Gender Justice.
- Financial Quotation: Include a clear and detailed financial quotation for your consultancy services. Break down your costs, including design, development, content creation, and any additional expenses.
Please send your complete application package via email to Jude Thaddues Njikem at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications must be received by 20th September 2023. Late submissions may not be considered.
If you have any questions or require further information regarding this consultancy, please contact Jude Thaddues Njikem at email@example.com.
Sonke Gender Justice reserves the right to accept or reject any proposals received and is not bound to select the lowest-priced offer.