Title: Call for Proposal for Responsible Parties Civil Society Organisations/Consortium to deliver a set of interventions to support the Refugee women and girls survivors of GBV and those at-risk to livelihood opportunities, required assets, skills.

Reg. no.: EoI22/02560

Launch date: 04 November 2022, 17:14 (GMT+2:00)

Deadline: 25 November 2022, 18:00 (GMT+2:00)

Extended deadline: 08 December 2022, 18:00 (GMT+2:00)

Procurement method: Expression of Interest

Category & Sub-category: Services;Other services


UN Women within the project “Protecting and Strengthening the Resilience of Women and Girls Affected by the Ukraine Crisis in Moldova” invites civil society organizations from Moldova/Consortium to submit proposals to deliver a set of interventions to support the Refugee women and girls survivors of GBV and those at-risk to livelihood opportunities, required assets, skills. 

UN Women aims to ensure that vulnerable refugee women including GBV survivors and those at-risk have strengthened access to protection services, capacities and resources that reflect multisectoral coordination and are gender responsive and survivor-centred in Moldova.

Through this Call for Proposal, UN Women intends to sign Partnership Agreements with civil society organizations/Consortium to act as Responsible Parties for initiatives that will contribute to following activities, but not limited to:

-         Conduct a rapid needs assessment to select the refugee survivors of VAW and GBV, victims of VAW/GBV from national level who will represent the rightsholders/beneficiaries of the multisectoral services component in up to 3-4 districts in Moldova. The assessment should take into consideration type of vulnerability, age, locality and localization of the services addressed to the victims of VAW/GBV etc. The assessment should as well identify the districts where specialized services will be set up/strengthened;

-         Support the setup and operationalization /strengthening up to three multipurpose/one stop and anti-violence centers to support women victims of VAW/GBV and their integration in local communities;

-         Provide VAW/GBV referral support to up to 200 refugee women survivors of VAW/GBV including victims from national level following referral pathways and guides;

-         Provide group and individual legal counselling and referral for up to 3,000 refugee women survivors GBV/VAW and those most at risk (i.e., new widows, women with disabilities, women heads of households, older women, Roma women, HIV/AIDS affected women etc.), including victims of GBV/VAW survivors and those most at risk from national level;

-         Provide structured group and individual psychosocial assistance up to 3,000 refugee women and girls GBV/VAW survivors and those most at risk, including victims of GBV/VAW survivors and those most at risk from national level (i.e., female adolescents, new widows, women with disabilities, women heads of households, LGBTQI, and cancer survivors etc.);

-         Referral of up to 50 women in need and at-risk for advanced and specialized mental health and psychosocial support service providers in Moldova, in coordination with the Health and Nutrition working group- and support the cost of needed mental health medicines;

-         To foster a conducive environment in support of women’s rights and protection, up to 750 men and boys from refugees and host communities will participate and engage in dialogues relating to positive gender-equitable attitudes and practices and positive masculinity through HeForShe dialogues;

-         Carry out awareness raising activities targeting up to 2500 (2000 female and 500 male) men, women, boys, girls and youth on GBV available services and Protection from Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH) in the different communities;

-         Support up to 10 youth-led and men-led innovative initiatives that combat VAW/GBV in including through the use of social media and digital platforms;

-         Build the capacity and knowledge of up to 20 counsellors and practitioner of women’s organizations on VAW/GBV identification, case management, referral pathways and reporting;

-         Build the capacity of up to 10 women organizations as first responders on gender and PSEAH protocol, with particular focus on survivor assistance

The total budget available for this Call for Proposal is USD 750,000.

The proposals are expected to start from January 2023 and be implemented for a period of 9 months. The implementation of the Partnership Agreement to be signed under this CFP is expected to be completed not later than end September 2023.

The deadline for proposals submission is November 25, 2022; Time: 18:00 pm, Moldova local time, GMT+2.

Any clarification questions may be submitted by 18 November 2022 to the email: ionela.nicorici@unwomen.org.

The terms of reference, mandatory requirements, templates for proposal submission and the evaluation criteria are attached below.

All proposals should be sent by email to the following secure email address: tender.md@unwomen.org

Ms. Ala Svet, e-mail: ala.svet@unwomen.org

Supporting documents:

Call for Proposal - CFP No. UNW-ECA-MDA-CfP2022-002
Call for Proposal -CFP No. UNW-ECA-MDA-CfP2022-002