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TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF DATA BASE FOR TRACKING AND INTEGRATING DECIDE PROJECT; CHILD MARRIAGE CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES WITH UGANDA NATIONAL CHILD HELPLINE DATA BASE SYSTEM

 

About UWOPA

UWOPA was established by Parliament of Uganda in 1989-94. UWOPA comprises all women Members of Parliament and male Members of Parliament with interest in promoting legislation that protects and improves the welfare of women and children throughout Uganda.

UWOPA is one of the partners implementing DECIDE project with a focus on strengthening legislation for protection of women and children.  It works with Members of Parliament to lobby for passing of appropriate legislation, facilitate oversight by Members of Parliament and monitoring improvement in government investment in SRHR, Education, child protection system and increase budget allocation for prevention and response to SGBV and all other forms of child rights violation including child marriage in the target project area. UWOPA requires good data related SGBV, child marriage and other child rights violations from the project target locations to aid lobbying and advocacy through members of parliament for improvement in government investment, budget, and access to SRHR, SGBV, education and child protection response services in the project target location.

Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) intends to contract the services of a reputable consultant or firm to develop child marriage and other child abuse case management system and work with Uganda National Child Helpline to integrate reporting and management of cases supported by DECIDE Project in the government child abuse and SGBV data base to aid national planning and provide UWOPA with a tool for better oversight, monitoring and improving government response services for prevention of SGBV and child abuses in the target districts.  

DECIDE is a four-year project being implemented by Plan International Uganda covering the districts of Agago, Pader, Alebtong, Lira, Kole, Apac and Kwania. It’s funded by MFA Government of Finland through Plan Finland. The project is implemented in partnership with Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA), CDFU, FIRD, CCF Pader and 26 CBOs covering 26 sub counties, 126 parishes, 126 primary and 26 secondary school within the 7-target district. The main goal of this project is to reduce Forced Early child Marriage through improved access to SRHR, Education, Protection, Gender transformation and social norm change. The overall Impact of this program is: Adolescent Boys and girls aged 10 -19 years from Lango and Acholi sub regions are protected against child marriage and empowered to enjoy their sexual reproductive health rights in a violence free society that values girls.

 

Objective of the assignment 

To establish a data base for tracking and integrating decide project child marriage case management services with Uganda National Child Helpline data base system.

 

Scope of the assignment

  • Development of integrated child marriage case management data base that can also facilitate management of other forms of child abuses.
  • Work with UCHL, SGBV national call center management and MoGLSD to link the child marriage data base reporting system to UCHL and SGBV call.
  • Develop a tool to support UWOPA in the oversight monitoring of government responses to sexual and gender-based violence and child abuse at district level. 

 

Deliverables

The deliverables of the assignment will be;

  • An inception report including a work plan, detailed methodology, report format and timeline, to be submitted within 2 days from the commencement of the assignment.  
  • Presentation of the inception report to UWOPA and Plan technical team.
  • Developed tools for reporting of Early child forced marriage and SRHR in the National Child Help line.
  • Designed data base for case management of other forms of child abuse.
  • Conduct a pretest of the data system developed.
  • Present developed tools to Decide Project Districts stakeholders, and UWOPA MPs as a way of dissemination.
  • Final Completion report for the assignment presented to UWOPA and the MoGLSD. 

 

Timeframe

The assignment will be conducted for a maximum of 7 working days.

 

Supervision 

The Programme Officer will support supervision for this consultancy with minimal supervision from the Executive Director. 

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their technical and Financial proposals addressed to the Chairperson Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA), P.O BOX 7178 Kampala, Room E-219 Parliament Building or electronically to pkamugo@yahoo.com or pkamugo@parliament.go.ug and copy lmaryharriet@gmail.com by 5:00PM on 11th December 2020.  Please note that the Reference No “DECIDE/UWOPA/001/2020” should be included in the email subject.

 

Award of Consultancy 

UWOPA will evaluate proposals and award the assignment based on technical and financial feasibility. UWOPA reserve the right to accept or reject any proposal received without giving reasons and is not bound to accept the lowest, the highest or any other bidder.