Short Term Consultancy - Combatting period stigma in Australia situation analysis

Short Term Consultancy - Combatting Period Stigma in Australia Situation Analysis

Project background:

The Body Shop and Plan International Australia are investigating a potential joint campaign to end period shame. The campaign will aim to change the attitudes of Australian young women to discussing their periods and seeking out accurate information on period management. The campaign will launch at the beginning of 2020 and run for approx. 18 months. It will be primarily run in Body Shop stores and online with the potential for additional traditional media and advertising and off line actions as well.


The purpose of the consultancy is to develop a situational analysis to complement an existing baseline attitudes survey. This objectives of the situation analysis are to help refine the campaign goal by: mapping existing policies and school curriculum efforts to provide girls with the information they need to understand and manage their periods on a state by state basis, and discern any gaps; identify existing campaigns on ending period shame in Australia; and identify potential partners.


The preferred applicants will ideally have;

  • Postgraduate degree in international development, political science, gender studies, social sciences or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in carrying out research
  • Proven experience with data analysis and synthesis
  • Experience on cross-cutting issues such as gender, inclusion as well as awareness on child protection and child rights issues.


To apply, please provide an expression of interest outlining;

  • CV
  • Example of previous work

Download the full Terms of Reference here

Applications should be submitted to

CLOSE Date: 1 September 2019