The Job Holder will take responsibility for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the interventions under the Girls as Drivers of Change (GADC) Project aimed at empowering girls to be agents of change, in championing gender equality and tackling gender-based violence (GBV). The project will empower, transform and equip girls aged 12-17 years with skills to identify and respond to lives challenges through the solutions labs and a young activist by harnessing their safety from judgement, stereotyping and violence and enabling them to realize their dreams. Out of the problem into the solution is premised on three pillars: Component 1 – Rollout the Voices Against Violence Curriculum; Component 2 – Inspire and Influence girls through the Solutions Labs and Component 3 – Support of girls with direct grants to reduce GBV in the communities, champion gender equality and create change. The project conduct transformative advocacy campaigns at school, community, district and national level. It will also pilot the Feminist MEAL Framework.
The job holder will work closely with the with the girl’s clubs in schools and the community lead facilitators and support the girls in the design of projects and participate in the solutions labs. The job holder may be called upon as and when necessary to other support gender-related activities in other project locations in the Karamoja Sub-region.
Qualifications and Experience Essential
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