ABAAD– Resource Center for Gender Equality is a UN ECOSOC accredited organization that aims to achieve gender equality as an essential condition to sustainable social and economic development in the MENA region.

ABAAD advocates for the development and implementation of policies and laws that enhance women’s effective participation, through a rights-based approach that would bring about tangible change to gender justice.

With the purpose of ending gender-based violence, ABAAD adopts a holistic care approach to provide protection and support services to GBV survivors/right holders during times of peace, war and disasters since 2011.


About the project

Strengthening Civil Courage” (SCC) is a project led by a four-member consortium funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is comprised of organizations which focus on the promotion and advancement of human rights. These include Netherlands-based PAX and Amnesty International, ABAAD as well as Defend Defenders which operates in the African East and Horn sub-regions. SCC’s primary aim is to integrate civilians in peacemaking and peacekeeping processes and support them in countering human rights violations and gender integration


Overall goal of this assignment

The overall goal of this assignment is to update the network’s strategy for Lebanon’s Men engage Network. His/her general responsibilities include desk review, consultation with ABAAD team and Men engage network members and steering committee; validate and submit the updated strategy.



Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Desk review of relevant documents provided by ABAAD and through literature review
  • Inception meeting with ABAAD’s coordinator of Men Engage Lebanon network
  • Organize series of consultation meetings (individual/group) with the steering committee of Men Engage Lebanon network and its members.
  • Collect relevant document(s) from the local Men Engage network and from the global alliance
  • Submission of the final version of the strategy 2024
  • Ensuring that all information and references are up-to-date and take into consideration all backlash messages during this critical period in Lebanon






Due Date

Inception Report

3 days after signing the contract

Data Collection – consultation meetings

4 Days

Submission of first draft of the Strategy document

4 Days

Validation session

1 Day

Submission of final document

3 days



Skills required

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills; team player.
  • Proficiency in Arabic and English; French is a plus
  • Understanding of issues related to ABAAD’s strategic areas of focus (gender equality, GBV, case management, mainstreaming, women empowerment, etc.)
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge about women’s rights, gender and masculinities issues, and engaging boys and men.
  • Proven track record in strategy development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to motivate, influence and negotiate both internally and externally.
  • Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, and values of ABAAD mainly related to gender issues.

How to apply

Applications should be sent to the email: [email protected] by March 11, 2024 mentioning the title "Men Engage Consultant" in the email subject line.

Documents requested to apply

Interested consultants are invited to submit a:

  • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • Cover Letter detailing how the candidate fits the profile.
  • Technical proposal detailing proposed methodology and timeline
  • Detailed budget breakdown (which should consist of the proposed fees per day, and miscellaneous expenses).


Applications received after closing date will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted

منتهية الصلاحية
آخر مدة للتقديم
الاثنين, 11. Mar 2024
نوع الدعوة
دعوة لتقديم الاستشارات
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
قضايا النوع الاجتماعي
Remuneration range:
5000 to 6000 (USD)
Duration of Contract:
2 and a half Months