Programme Communication Officer with 3 years experience in Gender industry. Objective: I am very eager to bring the considerations/needs of women and other marginalized groups in the mainstream development initiatives by identifying innovative programs addressing womenâ€™s strategic interests.
Responsilbilities: I am responsible to integrated gender and behavioural change communication in all sections (education, child protection, water and sanitation and emergency health) of unicef work plans for the year 2008. / â€˘developed unicefâ€™s behaviour change and social mobilization strategy, by carrying out/facilitating research and compiling and analyzing relevant baseline information/data. / â€˘assisted in building alliances/partnerships with religious groups, traditional leaders, teachers, artists and other organized groups in the community, as well as civil society organizations, to orient them on emergency programme and to solicit their involvement in the implementation of the programme. / â€˘designed and pre-tested culturally relevant and gender sensitive programme communication material and activities. / â€˘working as a gender focal person for the field office and initiated capacity building of the partners (both government and ngos) in gender and development. / â€˘monitored software component of the unicefâ€™s project areas while especially focusing on the gender dimensions of child protection, reproductive health, hygiene and sanitation and inclusive education through field visits, consultation with government counterparts, partners and community. / â€˘documented human interest stories and facilitated workshops on strategic communication for behavior and social change for unicef partners. / â€˘designed and implemented health hygiene and sanitation promotion campaign in three earthquake affected districts of nwfp. / â€˘maintained and upgraded a resource bank of information, education and communication (iec) material. / â€˘coordinated between provincial earth quake reconstruction & rehabilitation authority (perra) & unicef.
Ma Gender And Development degree. Coursework: Gender issues in development / gender theory workshop / qualitative research / quantitative research / special package for social scientists / comparative issues in applied social research / questionnaire design and interviewing skills