FEMALE RESEARCH OFFICER FOR SURVEYS ON PREVALENCE AND PERPETRATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
Term of Reference
The Asia Foundation (the Foundation) is implementing an ending violence against women program in Timor-Leste under a Grant Agreement with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The program goal is to reduce the proportion of women who have experienced violence, and to improve the well-being of women and children affected by violence. The program aims to improve outcomes for women and children in prevention, support services, and access to justice by improving capacity in key ministries, reducing levels of violence, improving services, and strengthening justice processes.
The Foundation has engaged a team of consultants to develop and conduct one survey on the prevalence and one on perpetration of violence against women, including risk factors, attitudes, and behaviors. A team of up to 60 data collectors is required to be available for training and data collection from June to July 2015 inclusive. Two surveys will be undertaken, with teams of male data collectors for the men’s survey and teams of female data collectors for the women’s survey. A total of 20 men and 40 women data collectors are required.
The Female Research Officer will have key responsibility for the implementation of the female survey as part of the senior research team, responsible to the Research Manager. Specific responsibilities of the Female Research Officer are: