Hiring consultant/consulting firm for “Development of Child Early Forced Marriage (CEFM) Reporting and Response Protocol for all Secondary school and Madrasa in the Tazmuddin SubDistrict under Bhola District in Bangladesh.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Operating in Bangladesh since1994 and globally over 70 countries, Plan International is the world's largest organisation with a specific focus on advancing equality for girls. Plan International has been operating in Bangladesh since 1994 to ensure the rights of children to education, health, safe water and sanitation, protection, youth economic empowerment and protection from climate change, environmental degradation and natural or man-made disasters. We work with children, their families, communities, wider society and governments to reach out to more than a million children and their communities in Bangladesh.

Plan international Bangladesh is currently implementing its fourth country strategic plan developed for five years covering the period of 2016 to 2020 towards a longer term vision of a Bangladesh where “Children and Youth (irrespective of ethnicity, location, gender, religion, disabilities or sexual orientation) grow up in a safe, protected, enabling environment where their rights are realized and their voices heard and valued.” Achieving gender equality is a core objective of Plan’s work as an organization dedicated to child rights. As part of it, Plan International Bangladesh is implementing “Combatting Early Marriage in Bangladesh” (CEMB) project in Bhola and Jhalakathi districts of Barishal Division.

In that continuation, Combating Child Marriage in Bangladesh (CEMB) project has two major objectives. One is to provide training to the marriage solemnizers in 59 districts on Child Marriage Restraint Act and to use a digitized system for online age verification and marriage registration. Two is to demonstrate a District based Model as evidence and experience to show the District level interventions provide the optimal administrative coverage, sectoral integration and accountability for child marriage prevention.

Under this backdrop, Plan International Bangladesh has planned for “Development of Child Early Forced Marriage (CEFM) Reporting and Response Protocol for all Secondary school and Madrasa in the Tazmuddin Sub‐District under Bhola District in Bangladesh.
”. To conduct the assignment  a consultant/consulting firm will be engaged on behalf of Plan International Bangladesh as per this Terms of Reference (TOR).

Terms of Reference (TOR)
Terms of Reference (TOR) can be downloaded from this link.

Submission of Proposal
Interested consultant/consulting firms are requested to submit a technical and a financial proposal through email at planbd.consultant.hiring@plan-international.org with a cover letter addressing the Administrative Coordinator of Administration, Plan International Bangladesh. The deadline of proposal submission is the 12 July, 2019.