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This document recognises that safeguarding Investigations and wider incident management have been affected by COVID-19. With lockdowns and movement restrictions, the ability to carry out on the…
This paper describes trends in intimate partner violence reported in Nigeria during the COVID-19 pandemic. The article draws on seven de-identified case reports from organisations serving women…
This report is based on a quantitative online survey, with 76 responders and 8 qualitative follow-up interviews, to explore the impact of COVID-19 on complaint mechanisms. The research findings…
This report sets out the framework for the United Nations’ (UNs’) urgent socio-economic support to Yemen in the face of COVID-19. The document describes how the pandemic has exacerbated the…
This webinar provides training on integrating GBV risk mitigation and how to support a survivor of GBV and safe referrals. This training is designed to provide an introduction to and resources for…
The risk of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) is likely to continue to increase in the coming months during the COVID-19 pandemic and response. Evidence from previous…
In the context of the COVID-19 response, this webinar explores the following questions: - What does ‘safeguarding’ pertain to, whose responsibility should it be to define ‘vulnerable’ groups or…
This short brief by the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) sub-cluster Palestine outlines key messages on GBV support for the COVID-19 Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) strategy. It…
Global organizations including WHO, UNICEF and UNESCO have prepared a technical note pack about protecting children online. The pack contains five sections with key actions and relevant resources…
This short document identifies 10 key risks that Oxfam needs to be aware of in relation to COVID-19 and sexual exploitation abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) and child abuse. While it has been…
This easy read evidence digest draws on evidence from past infectious disease epidemics to explore how the risks of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) increase during these…
This one pager complements Oxfam's COVID-19 and SEAH risk identification document. It provides suggestions for how to mitigate the risk of sexual exploitation abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH).…
This guidance note aims to provide advice to practitioners, especially those working with at-risk communities, on how to safely and appropriately communicate Safeguarding and Protection from Sexual…
This video gives guidance to safeguarding practitioners about child safeguarding during the COVID-19 pandemic. It covers the child safeguarding risks that can arise during pandemics, such as COVID-19…
This guidance supports organisations to apply the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS) commitments in their responses to COVID-19. The Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality…
A short guidance looking at adaptations that may need to be made to investigations as a result of restrictions imposed by Covid-19 response. The guidance reiterates that the same basic principles and…
The risk of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) is likely to continue to increase in the coming months during the COVID-19 pandemic and response. Evidence from previous…
DFID Guidance Note for DFID Staff and Implementing Partners: Safeguarding Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) across DFID Programmes during the COVID-19 Pandemic
This evidence digest draws on evidence from past infectious disease epidemics to explore how the risks of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) increase during these outbreaks, and…
This tip sheet produced by the PSEA (Prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse) Network in Lebanon sets out key considerations for local PSEA Network members on SEA and COVID-19. The tip sheets…
This webinar looks at how the humanitarian community is working to support the most vulnerable and reduce the risks associated with humanitarian responses to COVID-19. It discusses how in previous…
The purpose of this paper is to outline a number of policy and operational implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the prevention of and response to conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV). This…
This booklet is for frontline support workers — those responding to domestic and family violence as well as those engaged on the frontline of the COVID-19 response including doctors, nurses, social…
This guidance is an update of the guidance note “COVID-19: How to include marginalized and vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement” based on feedback the RCCE group received…
This UNICEF guide provides tips on protecting adolescents from increased online risks during COVID-19. The guide is aimed at adolescents and is accompanied by UNICEF's note for governments, ICT…
This guidance complements and expands on the Inter-Agency Guidance on Home Quarantine & Isolation in Overcrowded Settings to ensure that special consideration is given for children and adults who…
This short note provides a summary of the heightened risks of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during the COVID-19 pandemic in Afghanistan. It outlines five measures that can help prevent and…
This guidance provides an overview of key risks that children face online, particularly given that their activities online are likely to be increased during COVID-19. The guidance also includes tips…
DFID's Girls Education Challenge (GEC) is the largest global fund dedicated to girls' education. This is a template for GEC projects to use during the COVID-19 outbreak to think though the…
This briefing from Keeping Children Safe sets out how organisations can use the Keeping Children Safe International Child Safeguarding Standards to ensure they do all they can to protect children…