Measuring the Cost of Violence against Women (VAW) in Indonesia: Unit Costing and Impact Study in six Local Governments

The Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Gender Equality and Woman Empowerment (MAMPU) Program is a joint initiative by the Government of Indonesia (GOI), represented by the National Planning and Development Agency (BAPPENAS), and the Government of Australia, represented by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).  MAMPU Program goal is to improve the access of poor women in Indonesia to essential GOI’s services and programs in order to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment, and support the achievement the GOI’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to MAMPU program priorities. MAMPU Program focuses on improving GOI’s policies, regulations and services through partnership(s) between inclusive coalitions of civil society organizations and other institutions that are concerned with and committed to helping resolve gender issues in development.

MAMPU is working in five thematic areas: (1) improving women’s access to Government of Indonesia social protection programs; (2) improving conditions of employment and removing workplace discrimination; (3) improving conditions for women’s overseas labor migration; (4) improving women’s health and nutritional status; and (5) reducing Violence Against Women (VAW).

MAMPU is seeking to recruit a qualified consultant team to undertake this assignment to achieve the objectives of: (i). Generating a credible and defensible estimate of the costs of Violence against Women in six local governments in Indonesia, informed by widely accepted standards. This should include calculation and analysis of the direct and indirect costs of VAW and multiple social and economic impacts, (ii) providing evidence that contribute to advocacy for VAW Budget allocations and policies at local and national levels.

Proposal must be submitted not later than 28 Nov 2018 by email to: mnurwaskito@mampu.or.id

“MAMPU is a child-safe organisation. We have strong recruitment procedures to make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs.”