• 30-Nov-2020 to 29-Jan-2021 (EST)
  • Policy Associates and Interns
  • USA
  • $10,000
  • Other
  • Contract

RAINN is the nation's leading anti-sexual violence organization.  RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.6 56.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rann.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense.  RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

RAINN seeks a contractor to research and draft a report on sexual violence in six African countries.  The report will focus on the prevalence of sexual violence in each country and the barriers to healthcare and criminal justice for victims of sexual violence.  This is a thirteen-week, part-time consultancy beginning as soon as possible.

Scope of Work:

  • Conduct a review of country-specific and international documents and reports (including a review of scholarly research, think tank papers, donor program reports, and other grey literature.
  • Create a comparative to show how regional stakeholders are responding to sexual violence and w hat stakeholders are learning as a result.
  • Identify what additional funding and resources are needed to better respond to sexual violence in these countries.
  • Draft a report with findings and recommendations.


Minimum requirements:

  • French and English proficiency.
  • Must have at lease five (5) years working on sexual violence and gender based violence issues in Africa.
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills required.

Preferred Education:

  • Master's degree n international development, political and governance; political science or related field.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent research and writing abilities.
  • Previous experience with meta-studies.
  • Previous experience drafting reports and authoring research papers.

Travel:  NONE

To be considered:

Provide resume, cover letter and writing sample to Policy at https://rainn.applicantpro.com/jobs/.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Please no phone calls.



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