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RSH Podcast series - New Ways of Working Post-DRC

In September 2020, the New Humanitarian and the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed that ‘More than 50 women accuse aid workers of sex abuse in Congo Ebola crisis.’ On this episode, Dr Eleanor Nwadinobi talks to Nellie Peyton, one of the journalist who uncovered the story, to understand what happened in the DRC and how. Ester Dross, an experienced safeguarding advisor, also joins to help us explore what the sector can learn from this experience.

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Global Evidence Review of
SEAH in the Aid Sector

Global Evidence Review of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassments in the Aid Sector, text against dark blue background. Logo of RSH and UKAid at the bottom.


This report presents an evidence review of 160 documents telling us about Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) in the aid sector. It examines evidence related to scale and prevalence of SEAH, factors which increase risk, and evidence of effective approaches that organisations have implemented to prevent and respond to SEAH. It also aims to provide an understanding of the evidence gaps.

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