Terms of Reference (TOR)
Social Exclusion and Gender Analysis for USAID’s Youth
Empowerment for Social Cohesion Activity



About Terre des hommes:

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is the leading Swiss NGO focusing on child rights. It is active in more than 30 countries with development and emergency projects. Tdh focuses its action on the two following areas of intervention: health and protection of particularly vulnerable children. Modern management and communication tools ensure the quality of Tdh’s projects. The Foundation constantly aims to improve its services. Following the massive displacement of more than 600 000 people into Bangladesh since end of August 2017, Tdh has put in place an important response plan to provide relief to the Rohingya refugees, notably on health and nutrition, WASH and protection. This project focuses on the improving the situation in the host communities in Ukhiya.




Youth Empowerment for Social Cohesion (YESC) is a 3 year-long USAID program in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. The program’s objective is to reduce the risk of conflict and increase social cohesion by increasing meaningful participation of youth and women in community level decision making processes, by increasing family stability and resilience for vulnerable and marginalized groups, especially early married girls and by improving access of vulnerable and marginalized community members to agricultural value chains through engagement with the private sector and government authorities
This program will be implemented as part of USAID’s New Partnership Initiative (NPI): Conflict-Prevention and Recovery Program (CPRP), with the aim of building capacity of local entity sub-awardees and moving them towards directs awards with USAID


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