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Consultant – Study on Global Gender Indices at UN Women [Remote; June]: Apply by May 23.

About UN Women

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls, the empowerment of women, and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

About the Opportunity

UN Women India Country Office seeks the services of a Consultant who will design an innovative framework to collate information through different primary and secondary data collection tools, identify the best practices from across these countries and recommend innovations for India to explore and improve their performances against these indicators. The analysis will aim to generate/strengthen evidence on the existing gender gaps in policy/programme design and implementation, budgetary allocations and expenditure on women, and recommendations to strengthen these indices for the country.

The expected duration of the assignment is 40 Working Days (3 June 2024 to 31 July 2024)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct a comparative analysis of the selected countries on the Gender Inequality Index 2022, and Global Gender Gap Report 2023.
  • Identify and document best practices from across the countries that reduce gender gaps to learn and adopt from them.
  • Develop the research tools and administer them to collate information.
  • Increase the policy dialogue and make the necessary policy changes to demonstrate a proactive approach to advancing the welfare and rights of girls and women.


  • A work plan for the assignment with details of stakeholders and meetings with timelines as per the concept note of UN Women – 15 June 2024 – 30% payment;
  • Development of the data collection tool for collating these data points from each country office, and other stakeholders, Meetings conducted with country offices/stakeholders for data collection, etc.- 30 June 2024 – 30% payment;
  • Submission of draft final report – 5 July 2024
  • Submission of final report – 10 July 2024 – 40% payment

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Social Sciences/ Social Work /Gender Studies/Public Administration/Policy or related fields.
  • PhD in related subjects will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of experience at the national/state level policy work, preferably in Gender Equality and Women’s Rights.
  • Experience in policy analysis, statistics and quantitative and qualitative research is required.

How to Apply?

Click on the link provided below to apply.

Application Deadline

23rd May, 2024 (Midnight New York, USA)

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