National Consultant: Conduct Gender Analysis of Elementary School Curricula at UN Women [Ethiopia] [October 18, 2019]

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National Consultant: Conduct Gender Analysis of Elementary School Curricula at UN Women [Ethiopia] [October 18, 2019]

Location: Ethiopia

Apply by: October 18, 2019

Description: The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) mandate provides for support to catalytic and innovative programmes which promote gender equality, women’s empowerment and human rights in Ethiopia. UN Women’s Ethiopia Country Office (ECO) three-year programme on “Preventing and Responding to Violence Against Women and Girls in Ethiopia (VAWG) “is broadly focused on a comprehensive approach that encompasses legislation and policies, prevention, services for survivors, research and data. One of the results areas expanding under the new programme is formal education (including primary, higher educational institutions and vocational training) and non-formal education to actively promote a gender equal, respectful, non-violent culture amongst students, teachers and other staff through the educational curricula and programmes addressing gender inequality and VAWG to be developed and integrated into formal and non-formal education. Accordingly, one of the UN women’s ECO EVAWG activities is conducting a gender analysis of the elementary school curricula to identify gender disparities in the curricula and text books by analyzing the process of its development, the contents and its possible effects on students.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Preliminary discussion with the reference group
  • Develop inception report with schedule
  • Develop data collection tools
  • Draft report of the gender analysis
  • Validation workshop
  • Final report of the gender analysis

Required Eligibility and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Social Science (Education, Gender Studies and related fields)


  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in research, analysis and data collection and particularly on issues of Gender and Gender analysis
  • The consultant must bring a team of two experts who have first degree in Pedagogy and/or Gender with more than five years’ experience related to curriculum/text book development
  • Previous experience working with the UN is an asset


  • Fluency in English, Amharic and Afar Oromo (oral and written) is required;
  • Computer skills: full command of Microsoft applications (word, excel, PowerPoint) and data encoding software’s

About the Organization: The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women, is a United Nations entity working for the empowerment of women. UN Women became operational in January 2011.

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