Consultant - Capacity Building - Human Trafficking
Status: Open to Applications

Objectives:

To develop a comprehensive training manual and conducting trainings on human trafficking with specific modules for various stakeholders, including policy makers, law enforcement officials, victim service providers, public prosecutors, and media persons based on their specific functions.


Background:

Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) is located in Islamabad (Pakistan) and covers all five provinces of Pakistan through implementation various projects under its following main thematic program areas:

  1. Countering Extremism & Promoting Peace,

  2. Democratic & Just Governance,

  3. Accountability & Transparency,

  4. Rule of Law and Access to Justice,

  5. Gender Equality and Women Empowerment, and

  6. Equitable Health and Education

As part of program the Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) is implementing a national project in Pakistan titled “Combatting human trafficking in Pakistan through improved legal framework, institutional coordination for referrals, rehabilitation and social awareness”. Under this project, SSDO aims to institute a comprehensive program to engage all stakeholders including members of Punjab and Sindh assemblies, policy makers, law enforcement authorities, victim service providers, academia and media persons of provinces of Punjab and Sindh to enhance their capacity and collaboration to oversight, implement and improve existing legal framework to combat human trafficking in Punjab and Sindh. SSDO seeks to strengthen the capacities of the law enforcement officials and public prosecutors to prevent and identify, investigate and prosecute cases of trafficking, and enhance referrals for appropriate treatment and reintegration of trafficking victims.


To this end, SSDO seeks to engage a local consultant/trainer to undertake the development of a comprehensive training manual and conduct multiple trainings of various stakeholders, including policy makers, law enforcement officials, victim service providers, public prosecutors, and media persons based on their specific functions, in close consultation with SSDO.


Scope of work and expected outputs / deliverables:

  1. Undertake desk research and analyze all the necessary documents/training modules/training materials to fully understand the ground situation and existing training material available for training of various stakeholders mentioned above for dealing human trafficking cases.

  2. The training manual to add all relevant national and international legislations and policies that have been signed/ratified pertaining to trafficking in persons.

  3. Carry out stakeholder analysis to bring out the roles and responsibilities of key players and institutions.

  4. Map out the issues and identify the priorities in line with the objectives of this project. This should include consultations and meetings and key informant interviews with relevant stakeholders (Government, INGOs, CSOs etc.) working on TIP.

  5. Assist the SSDO project team in organizing and facilitating trainings to be imparted under this project.

  6. Produce a well-written and comprehensive training needs assessment report based on the above, including pre/ post -training evaluation and impact assessment.

  7. Based on this assessment, develop a comprehensive training manual (in English & Urdu) with a special focus on identification, investigation, prosecution of trafficking offences and referrals for appropriate treatment and reintegration of trafficking victims including monitoring and follow-up.

  8. Coordinate with the hired international expert for input to finalize the manual and delivering the trainings.

  9. Share the draft module with SSDO and international expert for their review; incorporate comments and finalize the manual.

  10. Assist the SSDO project team in organizing and facilitating a total of 4 training interventions with various stakeholders and 4 interactive sessions judiciary and public prosecutors using the developed manual.

Final Deliverables:

  1. Comprehensive training manual, with a five-days days training resource material for (a) stakeholders including law enforcement officials, representative of various government departments including victim service providers, (b) media officials and (c) public prosecutors and judiciary.

  2. Four training workshops (five days each) completed and reports submitted, including pre/ post-training evaluation and impact assessment.

  3. Four interactive sessions (one day each) held and reports submitted.

  4. Four training workshop (one day each) of media persons on reporting cases of human trafficking.

Timeframe and deadlines:

This assignment is for consultants based in Pakistan and is for a period between January 2022 - June 2022.