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The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Participatory Inquiry in
Transnational Research Contexts

Proposal Submission Deadline: August 30, 2021

Submit proposals to

Full call, including book summary and call: 


Call for Chapter Proposals:
We invite proposals for chapters from diverse perspectives and disciplines that explore various aspects
of critical participatory inquiry in transnational research contexts. We particularly and enthusiastically
encourage new scholars as well as practitioners, community leaders, and community members to submit
proposals or to co-author proposals. In addition, we hope to highlight voices, perspectives, and
experiences from the Global South, as well as transnational partnerships and collaborations that span the
Global South / Global North divide.

Submission Information:
Please submit an abstract and outline of your proposed chapter as a single (one) Word document to Your abstract should be between 400 and 500 words, not including
references. Your outline should be as detailed as possible to give us a sense of the direction your chapter
will take. Please also specify which of the three parts you think your chapter would best fit. In addition,
include 3-5 keywords and a short author biography and/or your CV as a separate attachment.
Chapter proposals will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

  • Focuses on critical, participatory inquiry in transnational contexts
  • Rooted in relevant literature
  • Aligned to one of the three sections in the book
  • Demonstrates reflexivity/self-awareness about colonial and dominant research paradigms
  • Fits within broader conceptualizations of critical, participatory inquiry
  • Reflects diverse perspectives and experiences

Submission Dates:

  • August 30, 2021: Initial abstracts and outlines for chapters due
  • October 31, 2021: Authors will be notified of a decision
  • March 15, 2022: If accepted, initial chapter drafts due
  • June 1, 2022: Authors will receive feedback on chapter drafts
  • October 1, 2022: Final drafts due
  • January 1, 2023: Final manuscript submitted to Routledge

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS: COVID-19 Response and Recovery Small Grants Mechanism –Supporting civil society and youth advocacy for ensuring service continuity for WCAH

Dear Gender and Evaluation Community,

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), together with the the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (PMNCH) and the Global Financing Facility (GFF), is pleased to announce the COVID-19 Rapid Response and Recovery Small Grants Mechanism, which aims to support coordinated civil society and youth advocacy for ensuring service continuity for women’s, children’s and adolescent’s health (WCAH) in response to COVID-19.  

Please find the link here for: 1) the online application form; 2) the request for applications (RFA); 3) the concept note template, and 4) templates for the budget and budget narrative. The deadline for submission of applications is midnight Eastern Standard Time (12:00 AM EST) on 11 June 2021. Applicants must submit the online application form and include as attachments the completed concept note template, budget template, and budget narrative. 

Civil society organizations from one of 36 eligible countries are invited to apply. Eligible countries include: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.  Applications can be submitted for USD $30-50,000 support for activities to be implemented up to a 12-month period.

MSH is responsible for disbursing, managing, and overseeing grants to country-level civil society organizations. MSH will also provide and/or help to identify technical assistance to grantees, as needed. For questions regarding the Request for Applications or the application process, please contact:

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Seeking Researcher(s) for Baseline of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) in Dhaka

The Freedom Fund ( identifies and invests in the most effective frontline efforts to eradicate human trafficking and exploitation. Operating across seven countries, the Freedom Fund supports local frontline organisations to eradicate trafficking and exploitation in the regions and sectors it is most prevalent. The Freedom Fund uses a community-based prevention and response model to reduce the risks of vulnerable peoples entering into conditions of exploitation and supporting those experiencing exploitation to exit.

The Freedom Fund is in the process of designing a five-year program to reduce the prevalence of the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. To inform the design of this program, and to provide insight into the rate of CSEC across select areas in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the Freedom Fund is commissioning a research team or institution to conduct formative research into manifestations of CSEC in Dhaka, and to conduct a baseline study on the prevalence of CSEC in program areas in Dhaka.

The Freedom Fund anticipates this to be a combined 14-month project, with research commencing in July 2021, and final reports due August 2022. Timelines and research activities will be adaptable in response to shifting covid-19 related risks.

For any questions, please email Mr Euan Mackay at

Universalia - Call for Expression of Interests - Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Rosters

The Universalia Management Group is looking to expand its roster of gender equality and social inclusion experts to cover a wide range of thematic and geographical areas. The firm is seeking international as well as national consultants to carry out evaluation and technical assistance mandates, based on upcoming opportunities with a range of clients working in development and humanitarian contexts.

Please refer to the attachment (available in both English and French) for further information on desired qualifications, skills and experience. 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and cover letter outlining how their profile meets requirements to (c.c., indicating in the subject line “EoI – Gender Equality & Social Inclusion Rosters.”


hi, where can i find the attachment?

Thank you,


It is below Kenza's message.

Attachment is here again, Irene Call%20for%20EoI%20_Pool%20of%20Gender%20%26%20Inclusion%20Consultants_Universalia.pdf

Hi all,

My colleagues at Vital Voices and I are seeking an evaluator/ evaluation consultancy with experience on GBV for a mid term outcomes evaluation:

Proposals are due on July 2, 2021. Questions can be summited to until June 25.

Empanelment of Consultants and Subject Matter Experts- NEERMAN

NEERMAN is a niche yet highly reputed research firm that conducts rigorous impact evaluations in water-sanitation, public health and nutrition sectors. We also provide allied services such as M&E system development, and social and policy research using mixed methods. Majority of NEERMAN’s research studies require collection of primary data so that high quality survey administration and management is a core competency of NEERMAN. We primarily work for leading international organizations such as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and UNICEF. Many of our research studies are implemented in collaboration with leading international institutes and universities where NEERMAN also manages the field survey implementation. Our proven track record for transparency, quality of data collection, results under tight timelines, adherence to human research ethics, rigor of econometric analysis, and adherence to the best practices in publication has seen us established as a preferred research partner for several development organizations and universities.

1.The call for Express of Interest

NEERMAN seeks to increase its resource pool to serve the rapidly growing demand for rigorous evidence and research in the development sector. The types of research methods and approaches being used are myriad and often with strong preference as per various disciplines such as economic or demography, or even by philosophies of advocacy, action research, participatory research organization and people hold. Therefore,
NEERMAN is inviting expression of interest from qualified and experienced consultants to be a part of the NEERMAN’s “elite experts” panel which includes Subject Matter Experts and Methods specialist. We are seeking consultants in the following sectors and thematic areas –

EDUCATION Early Child Education (ECE), School Education, Learning Outcomes, Pedagogy, Tertiary Education, Digital Education, Remedial Education / Bridge Education

Health-Health Systems management and improvements, RMNCH+A, ECCD, HIV/AIDS, Non – Communicable Diseases / Lifestyle based diseases, Communicable Diseases,Adolescent Health, Mental Health, Sexual Reproductive Health including Family Planning. Pandemic / Endemic (ex-covid19, Ebola)

WASH-Swachh Bharath Mission, School WASH, Female Hygiene, Water Quality Testing, CLTS

Gender Rights, Gender Budgeting, Feminist or Realist Evaluations, Gender-based Evaluation, Social Inclusion
Monitoring and Evaluation

Impact Assessments, Operationalization of M&E Systems of large state or national level programmes (training, documentation, stakeholder management, handholding support, workshops etc.), MERL Frameworks including Monitoring and Evaluation of large state or national level programmes (frameworks, planning, tools development, analysis and reporting plan etc design aspects), Qualitative Studies, Formative Assessments, Data Analysis and Interpretation, ICT Based MIS modules, Data modelling.

Child Rights Child Protection, Child Participation, Child Centred Community Development (CCCD) Approach, Child Early and Forced Marriage(CEFM), Gender-Based Sex Selection (GBSS); Positive Discipline; Chind Traficking ; JJ System (including CNCP ; CCL and CCI);
Economic Empowerment Youth and Young adults, Self-help Groups, Community Mobilisation, Vocational Training Banking and Microfinancing, Skill India/PMKVY, Financial Wellbeing; Labour laws and Rights; Forced Labour,Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking; Migration

Grant Making -Bi-lateral grants, consortium grants

Other Programme areas Air Pollution Management (programmes for indoor, outdoor air pollution), Energy (rural areas, systems improvement, renewables) Disaster Risk Management (Reduction / Preparedness / Response), Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Water Resources, Public Infrastructure (dams, roads, etc), CSR , Agriculture.

2 Expected Qualifications for Empanelment
•Must have at least a masters level degree.
•Must be able to work and receive payments as an individual consultant as per the regulatory and taxation rules of India. Ex-pats and foreigners are welcome to apply if they fit other qualifications.
•In the given subject matter, must have deep knowledge about key challenges and gaps, government programmes and policies, major private programmes, different approaches or types of interventions, past evidence on what works/what does not, seminal research, key stakeholders at national and state levels.
•Must be able to contribute to research design (overall approach, development of tools, analysis plan) for any evaluation or research as a subject matter expert.
•Must have the ability to write reports in standard professional English to explain the research findings, draw insights, and make recommendations by bringing in your knowledge of the sector, past research, current trends etc.
•Must have experience of working as a consultant for research/evaluation projects for India based NGOs, CSRs, as well as large international agencies and foundations.
•Must be willing to travel to study sites if required.

2.Process of Empanelment
•Shortlisted consultants will be invited for interaction on their competencies, any constraints or pre-requisites to undertake assignments from NEERMAN, support sought from NEERMAN, professional career plans, examples of past work, writing samples, etc.
•Negotiations on fees and terms of contracts will be done when the consultant and NEERMAN both find mutual benefit in the partnership.
•The total duration between your application and the final decision is expected to take three weeks.

Typical support required from subject matter experts includes (but not limited to) the following:
•Collaborate in proposal development and help defend it as needed.
•Participate in overall research design along with methods experts.
•Guide research associates and managers in developing questionnaires, discussion guides, literature review plan, analysis plan, report structure, etc
•Participate in workshops and meetings with clients, stakeholders, funders, etc.
•Get involved in research tasks you have methodological expertise in (e.g., conducting FGDs)
•Get substantially involved in report writing and publications.
•Develop blogs, research articles, participate in conferences, conduct webinars etc., as a knowledge leader.

How to Apply - Experienced professionals with a proven track record willing and meeting the following requirements are requested to submit their Expression of Interest (EoI) using the link below.


Note : Our office location is Mumbai and Delhi. Empanelment is invited from all parts of India and outside India.

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Technical expertise in care services for young children, older people, and Persons with disabilities from Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal; and Sri- Lanka.

We are looking for individuals having technical expertise in care services for young children, older people, and Persons with disabilities from Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal; and Sri- Lanka.

If you have expertise on any of the above and from any of the mentioned countries pls so share you CV on 

Thank You,


Request for Proposals for the Summative Evaluation (SE) of the Pirursiivik Project in Nunavik

Organization: Makivik Corporation and One Drop Foundation

Question period: June 7 to June 11, 2021

Deadline for proposals: June 28, 2021 at 9 am EST

Evaluation timeframe: July to December 2021

Budget: CAD 40,000$

Terms of Reference: See PDF attachment for full details. 

Contact person: Karin Kettler ( and Jennifer Piccin (



International Rescue Committee (IRC) Afghanistan is seeking to hire a Gender Equality Coordinator in Kabul.

Last date 15th June

Kindly follow this link to access the job description and application guidelines:


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