Evidence-based research analysis to understand the perceptions, norms and systems influencing formal voting patterns and its impact on women’s participation in political leadership
One person in three in the world lives in poverty.
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Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive.
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In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.
Overview of the task
As Oxfam in Kenya starts the process of moving into a new strategic period, there is an opportunity to define a framework for its women in political leadership (WIPL) programming and aligning it to Oxfam’s wider global strategy of addressing the root causes of poverty and inequality.
The purpose of the proposed research is to carry out primary research and analyse findings to clearly explore the nexus between voters and politicians’ perceptions, norms and system of voting and women’s political participation.
The evidence-based research ¡s going to present workable recommendations and strategies which will enable Oxfam to re-design WIPL programme in order to maximise the depth of impact, identify opportunities to support existing positive processes and strategic ¡nterventions.
Scope of Work
Oxfam in Kenya is inviting applications from suitable consultants / consultancy firms to undertake evidence-based research analysis to understand the perceptions, norms and systems influencing formal voting patterns and its impact on women’s participation in political leadership using a gender transformative approach.
Interested consultants (firms and individuals) are requested to submit their bids including technical and financial proposals.
The technical proposals must include the TOR interpretation, proposed methodology including a detailed workplan and a Financial proposal. with daily costs per activity.
Likewise, CVs of consultants must be attached and three (3) referes must be included in the CVs.
Please submit applications on or before 12th March 2020 and indicate “Application for Women in Political Leadership Consultancy” in the subject line to the email address Kenya.Logs.oxfam.org.uk
The detailed Terms of Reference can be downloaded on https://bit.ly/39li681