FilmAid is an international development and humanitarian communications organization that harnesses the power and influence of media and the arts to respond to emergencies as well as promote social change through dialogue in order to protect the wellbeing of displaced and vulnerable populations by building stronger, healthier, and more informed communities around the world. FilmAid has been using the power of film and media for 19 years. Its work in social behavior change communication (SBCC) spans more than 12 years. FilmAid has been working in Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps for 17 years with a wealth of knowledge in behavior and attitudes of refugees and hosting communities concerning their health and social habits.
FilmAid through a project for Youth Inclusion and Human trafficking activities for Refugees in Dadaab, Garissa County is tasked to develop media and arts based projects that will engage the youth in this region in dialogue that will identify appropriate and sustainable action in the youth, as influencers of peacemaking and agents of change. FilmAid seeks to influence the community’s knowledge and attitude on safe migration in order to combat trafficking of persons. The project will use media and art specifically film, radio, theatre and music as a tool to create awareness on the themes highlighted and provide sustainable linkages and synergy with vocational skills, livelihood and education services, products and initiatives offered by other actors in this projects. FilmAid’s role will be to develop appropriate media and implement awareness activities on themes on youth-led peace promotion, youth-led campaigns to create awareness on peaceful co existence and human trafficking.
This consultancy is aimed at understanding armed violence and peace building affecting migrant youth in Dadaab refugee camp and the host community in and around Dadaab. The study will ensure a political, economic and gender analysis on armed violence, peace building and human trafficking affecting the youth, identify information gaps related to the theme and recommend key messages to use for awareness campaigns using radio, theater and other IEC material while taking into account the diversity of the population (gender, age, ethnicity, disability).
The aim of this consultancy is to identify:
A. What are the political, economic, gender factors are in armed violence and human trafficking?
B. What are the information gaps on armed violence, human trafficking and peace building?
C. What kind of information do people require on armed violence reduction, preventing human trafficking and peace building?
D. How do people access this information?
E. Which means/channels of information are available to them? F. What is the most trusted way of accessing information
Specific tasks for the consultant:
Candidates who apply for this consultancy should ideally possess the following qualification:
Timeline and schedule
Deadline for submitting of proposal: 19th of April 2019
Deadline for final report: 20 days after signing the contract The consultant will be needed to start this assignment IMMEDIATELY.
Administrative and technical appendices:
Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their full proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 19th April. 5 pm with the subject title ‘Proposal: Conflict Information Needs Assessment’
Position is open to Kenya Nationals only.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
FilmAid is an Equal Opportunity Employer.