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  • Organization: Oxfam - Great Britain
  • Location: Damascus
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Environment
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
  • Closing Date: 2015-12-03

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Consultancy: Integrated WASH and Gender Analysis

Damascus (Syria)

The Role

Oxfam Syria Programme is seeking a researcher to conduct an integrated gender and WASH analysis; the overall goal of the study is to

  1. Assess the gendered impact of the Syrian Conflict on women, men, boys and girls across our intervention areas and their distinct needs and vulnerabilities in relation to WASH.
  2. Critically examine the changing gendered roles, access to, control over resources as well as perspectives, capacities and constrains relatively towards each other in accessing WASH services.
  3. Critically examine the gendered threats and risk related to accessing WASH services and the coping strategies adopted in meeting their basic WASH needs
  4. Identify specific measures to prevent, mitigate and respond to Gender Based Violence and vulnerabilities caused by gender inequality pre-conflict and protracted conflict.

About the MECIS Region

The Middle East and Commonwealth of Independent States (MECIS) region implements and manages programmes in Yemen, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Russia, Tajikistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

Programmes within the MECIS region reflect Oxfam’s approach to work across the globe. We support self-reliance, not dependency, and to complement our work on the ground we strive to secure lasting change through our campaigning.

We also put women at the heart of all we do. The majority of people living in poverty are women and girls, and so this focus helps us to achieve our mission to overcome poverty and suffering.

Useful Information

Contract Length: 3 months

Benefits: Oxfam offers staff a comprehensive benefits package including annual leave entitlements, sick pay provision, medical cover plus opportunities for learning and development.

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