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Uganda is one of the eight countries in the African region selected to benefit from the Spotlight Initiative. The Spotlight Initiative in Uganda will be implemented through five UN agencies (UN Women, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF, and UNHCR the Government of Uganda, including the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development and District Local Governments; and civil society. It is anchored in the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF 2016-2020) for Uganda and supports Uganda’s advancement towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular SDG 5. The goal of the Spotlight Initiative is for all women and girls, particularly those most vulnerable, live a life free of violence and harmful practices, including child marriage and FGM. In Uganda, the Spotlight Initiative programme will focus on seven districts: Amudat, Arua, Kampala, Kasese, Kitgum, Kyegegwa, and Tororo.
UNDP Uganda is seeking to hire a qualified consulting firm or team of consultants to design, plan, and carry out a baseline assessment on the EU/UN Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Children in Uganda.