Expression of Interest - Consulting Services for Spotlight Initiative Trinidad

27 March 2020

UNFPA SRCO Tinidad and Tobago



for Consultants/Firms to engage in the Spotlight Initiative


The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) invites Expressions of Interest from potential consultants/firms registered in the Caribbean and actively working in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago which are interested in participating in the Spotlight Initiative in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Spotlight Initiative, a multi-year programme commencing January 2020, aims at addressing all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG), and harmful practices. In the Caribbean, the focus is on family violence. It will follow a transformative and evidence-based approach, addressing unequal power relations between men and women and focusing on gender equality and women's empowerment, as well as ending impunity for VAWG. In line with the principles of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Initiative will follow a human rights-based approach and take into consideration the specific needs of women and girls who experience multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and uphold the principle of 'leaving no one behind.'

Expressions of Interest are invited from Consultants/Firms to undertake the following activities:

  •  Support the update of the Domestic Violence Registry which includes (REF Nº UNFPA/TTO/EOI/20/001):
    • Conduct training of users of the DV/GBV registry in the production and analysis of data
    • Assessment of what systems are presently being used by first responders to store family violence related data
    • Introduce GIS mapping to a mobile application and to a GBV database
  • Facilitate the interface of Information Systems used by first responders with the Office of the Prime Minister’s updated DV registry
  • Design and printing of education materials and communication products (REF Nº UNFPA/TTO/EOI/20/002)
  • Development of a catalogue of services and programmes for economic empowerment (REF Nº UNFPA/TTO/EOI/20/003)



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