Factsheet on Social Protection/ Tunisia
About Lebanon Support
Lebanon Support is an action-oriented, non-profit research centre for and about civil society.
We are a multidisciplinary space creating synergies and bridging between researchers, experts, civil society and NGO practitioners, and activists. Lebanon Support aims to foster social change through innovative uses of social science, digital technologies, and publication and exchange of knowledge.
We achieve our action-oriented mission through 3 main programs:
Daleel Madani: the civil society network
The Civil Society Knowledge Centre (CSKC): Lebanon Support’s online research and information platform on public action and civil society issues.
The Civil Society Incubator which provides tailored support and mentoring
Lebanon Support is looking for a researcher to develop a factsheet on Social Protection on Tunisia.The fact sheets aim to map out existing social protection schemes and practices, as well as assess their possible enhancements from a rights based approach perspective.
Background of the programme
The multilayered crises societies in our region are currently facing, namely the public health crisis with the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as deeply rooted social and economic inequalities, have contributed to highlight stark inequalities, often due to systematic privatisation, austerity measures, clientelistic practices to cite only a few.
This assignment is part of a wider action research programme on social justice Lebanon Support is currently implementing.
The final fact sheet should be submitted in the span of two weeks maximum.
How to apply
Applicants have to submit a clear research proposal including methodology, action plan, and quotation to [email protected] with “Factsheet on social protection/ Tunisia” in the subject line. Research proposals are to be submitted as word documents. Applications should also include an up-to-date CV and a cover letter in PDF format clearly stating their expertise and knowledge in social protection and social security schemes.
The selected candidates will work in close collaboration with the Lebanon Support team, and are expected to incorporate their feedback in all their submissions. Local and women researchers are particularly encouraged to apply.Expired