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Project Details

Research Consultant

BBC Media Action (India) Limited

 Delhi / NCR

Posted on:  5/03/2020

Cinque Terre

Starts on:  16/03/2020


Research and Academia


Socio-economic research,


Research and policy organisations

Company Details

BBC Media Action is the independent international charity of the BBC which uses media to advance development worldwide. To achieve this, we partner with civil society, local media and others to produce creative programmes and content in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences, and to strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.

In India BBC Media Action, has been using media and communications to improve health, resilience and rights since 1999. We are currently implementing major projects across India to improve maternal and child health, improve gender norms among adolescents and address sanitation behaviours.

Assignment Details

BBC Media Action has received a three-year research and learning grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to identify how digital technology can strengthen Women’s Empowerment Collectives (WECs) in India, and pathways to women’s empowerment in these WECs. As part of this program of work, BBC Media Action is seeking an independent consultant to conduct a landscaping study of the efficacy of initiatives to improve digital literacy among low income women in developing countries, with a focus on India.
The study will consist of a literature review and key informant interviews. We are seeking applicants with experience of the digital development domain in India, particularly of digital solutions for low income and low literate women in India. Applicants must also have experience of conducting world class literature reviews for publication in international peer reviewed journals and of qualitative research.

Assignment Duration

3 month(s)

Capacity Required

15-20 Hrs/Week

No. of Positions


Nature of Work

Both (On-site & Remote)

Profile Requirements

Experience: 5+ years

Qualification: Post Graduate or Higher

fleXpertise required

Literature review




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