Ex-ante publicity notice for procurement procedure (€15 000.01- € 60 000.00) Study on the implications of COVID-19 for women victims of intimate partner violence
Description of the contract
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) envisages awarding a middle-value contract for the study to provide more evidence, i.e. accurate qualitative and quantitative information on the impact of COVID-19 on violence against women and improve policies and measures for emergency-related responses and to reduce violence against women in crisis situations, such as pandemic. The gathered information and recommendations will further inform measures to support women victims of intimate partner violence and to improve the overall support system in the Member States and on the EU level.
Description of the requested services
It is requested to map information on measures developed by the Member States and the challenges and innovations of national and local support services. This mapping exercise provide the practical base for recommendations for innovative means of reaching out to victims and supporting them throughout this period. Knowledge and experience gained during the short period should be analysed together with the new needs of Member States to provide effective responses and measures during the post-pandemic period. In addition, it is requested to analyse potential future challenges to protection of women victims, especially looking at the threat of an economic recession.
Based on the information mapped by the contractor and collected by EIGE, the contractor is expected to focus on four (4) to six (6) Member States for an in depth analysis of their response to the challenge of protection during the pandemic. This in-depth study will focus on effective and innovative measures or exemplary provisions to protect women during the current lock-down and the aftermath of the pandemic. Based on all information collected recommendations for the EU and all MSs should be developed.
The study will contribute to more effective policies and services to limit the impact of pandemic and related actions, such as lock-down, and to support women victims of intimate partner violence and their children. The focus of this study will be intimate partner violence against women to distinguish it from other potential forms of domestic violence, as it is the most prevalent form.
Description of the procedure
This ex-ante publicity is the first stage of the negotiated procurement procedure through which EIGE may award the above-mentioned contract.
All parties interested in providing the services described above should express their interest 400 words maximum, by e-mail, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject reference: EIGE/2020/OPER/09, 19 May, 2020, 16:00 Vilnius time.
Economic operators who do not express their interest before the deadline and to the address above will not be invited to submit an offer. The latter restriction will not apply to the minimum of three economic operators directly invited by EIGE.
Tender documents will be sent by e-mail.
This publication constitutes no obligation for EIGE to launch the mentioned procurement procedure.
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