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UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is seeking the services of a national consultancy firm to undertake a Supplementary Study on Cross-Border Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Tanzania, which will inform the National Plan of Action to End Violence Against Women and Children (2016/17-2021/22) and its National Anti-FGM Strategy.

The main objective of the supplementary study on cross-border FGM in Tanzania is to provide detailed information on the current trends, patterns and social dynamics of FGM practiced by communities living on the Tanzanian side of the Tanzanian-Kenyan border, in particular on the border with the Kenyan regions of Isbania and Transmara.

Duration of the consultancy

The duration of the consultancy is 40 working days. The activities should be undertaken within the period August to December 2021.

How to apply

Details of the consultancy and how to apply are can be found in the attached Terms of Reference (TORs).

Interested national consultancy firms with the required qualifications and experience should submit their application to, with the subject line 'Supplementary Study on Cross Border Female Genital Mutilation in Tanzania'.

Documents that need to be included in the application are listed in the attached TORs. 

The deadline to submit application documents is 25 August 2021 at 4:30 pm Tanzania time.


Only applicant firms that meet all qualifications and experience will be contacted for further consideration. Incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified.

There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.