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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 how-to note details what safe programming is, what needs to be in place to support safe programming, the importance of community engagement for safe programming and how to integrate safeguarding…
This report details the responses from an enquiry into sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. The report details the progress made between 2018 and 2020, particularly recognising new…
In the last 20 years, successive SEA scandals have made media headlines: revelations that peacekeepers in Bosnia were involved in sex trafficking were followed by reports of aid workers raping or…
This sample Terms of Reference (ToR) defines roles and key responsibilities of PSEAH focal points. It also indicates key competency areas of this role. This ToR was originally developed by GCPS…
This summary brief provides civil society organisations (CSOs) with an overview of the global standards on sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH). It provides a short summary of the…
This document is a summary of the Bond-produced document Good Governance for Safeguarding: A Guide for UK NGO Boards. 
This factsheet provides an introduction to bullying and harassment in the workplace. It explains what bullying and harassment is, the global framework for addressing these issues and sets out the…
This document provides a template for an inclusive code of conduct (COC) that can be used by organisations of persons with disabilities (OPDs). The COC sets out key behaviors that are particularly…
This is an organisation capacity self-assessment tool that supports orgasniations in assessing their safeguarding capacity and helps them develop action plans to strengthen capacity.  The self-…
This short guidance provides a quick reference for organisations planning and undertaking project monitoring visits to ensure that visits are conducted in a safe and ethical way, addressing…
The COVID-19 crisis has posed a major challenge, not only to humanitarian operations, but also to vital accountability mechanisms (including for SEAH). This report is based on a quantitative online…
This guide aims to support borrowers and recipients of IFAD funding in understanding the requirements of the IFAD policy in preventing and responding to sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and…
Looking for a simple safeguarding training tool? RSH has produced a presentation which provides an overview of safeguarding, including Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH).  The…
This evidence digest draws on and summarises evidence and research related to the root causes of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) within the aid sector which act to increase…
This helpdesk query provides an overview of global standards and models to address violence including sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) in schools. Keeping children safe while…
This toolkit is intended to provide a simple, easy-to-use guide for non-security experts to quickly set up basic safety, security and risk management systems in new contexts or rapid onset emergency…
This tip sheet is a quick reference for companies to understand sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) and gender-based violence (GBV) in private sector development programmes. It is…
This guidance note focuses on Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) and Gender-based Violence (GBV) within Private Sector Development (PSD) programmes. It is designed to assist FCDO…
The RSH Ethiopia Hub is launching an innovative and practical 6-month scheme designed to support small and less resourced CSOs to strengthen their safeguarding capacity. Interested organisations…
This analysis provides a brief overview of the recent inter-agency mapping of efforts to address sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) in Ethiopia, following the UN Secretary General’s Strategy and the…
In October 2020, the CHS Alliance published an updated PSEAH Index as part of its verification tools to help organisations verify their performance, and determine whether they have the policies and…
This report summarises the work done by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) between October 2019 and October 2020 to improve global standards and performance on safeguarding…
This cross sector report summarises the work done between October 2019 and October 2020 by groups and organisations that made commitments at the October 2018 London Safeguarding Summit, and others…
This document sets out the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) Health, Safety, Environmental and Social (HSES) safeguarding rules. These have been designed to ensure safeguarding…
These posters aim to protect community members against SEAH. The posters contain slogans including "all aid is free", "no aid workers should take advantage of their positions", and "sex with children…
This publication addresses key questions on generating evidence on violence against children (VAC) that may arise during the pandemic. It includes a decision tree to guide those considering…
This short report is a companion to ICAI’s January 2020 review of the UK’s Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI). It explores the UK’s efforts to tackle sexual exploitation and…
This short report is a companion to ICAI’s January 2020 review of the UK’s Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI). It explores the UK’s efforts to tackle sexual exploitation and…
This animation, in Rohingya language (with English subtitles), aims to support the Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) in refugee camps in Bangladesh. The video was produced in…
This video presents a call to action for organisations on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA). It describes the importance of the issue, how and why things go wrong and why…
Answers from the recent Live Q&A session with our panellists from 'Abusing power: exploring root causes and issues for safeguarding – power, privilege, gender and intersectionality' webinar
This publication advocates rethinking of the frameworks established to address SEAH in order to more fully reflect linkages between SEAH and GBV. The paper argues that organisations in the…
This strategy on safeguarding against sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) sets out the actions the UK is taking across all government departments which engage in delivering…
This Tip Sheet outlines some overarching principles that should be considered when applying a safeguarding approach and using the resources on the Resource and Support Hub.  It also has some specific…
ACFID has published the second annual update on the recommendations of the independent review to improve the practice and response in the prevention of sexual misconduct which took place in 2018. 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…
This free E-learning course offers professionals and volunteers located in Greece, an opportunity to gain insight or reaffirm the importance and the basic principles of child safeguarding and child…
This snapshot provides an overview of the inter-agency mapping of efforts to addresses sexual exploitation and abuse in Ethiopia, which was conducted by the Ethiopia PSEA Network in April-June 2020
The IASC PSEA global dashboard tracks progress on accelerating PSEA within humanitarian response, based on IASC commitments and priority areas. The dashboard presents data collected in Q2 2019, which…
The report covers project activities in response to mainstreaming protection, PSEA, gender equality, and GBV considerations. IOM also continue to provide targeted protection assistance, undertake…
This tip sheet is a quick reference for understanding good practice when engaging survivors of SEAH in policymaking. It is an adapted version of the report titled Best practice in engaging survivors…
This video provides an introduction to the 2019 edition of the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS). It provides a brief history of the CPMS and explains how it can be…
This online self-assessment tool helps organisations self-assess against KCS' child safeguarding standards. The assessment is organised according to policy, people, procedures and accountability and…
‘Saying No to Sexual Misconduct’ is an interactive and innovative learning package that aims to raise awareness among IASC partner staff and ensure they have the skills and tools to define, detect…
This learning brief from the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) highlights their top 10 key obstacles and opportunities in implementing Feedback and Complaint Response Mechanisms (FCRMs).  Learnings are…
More than five years after the sector came together to launch the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS), the Humanitarian Accountability Report 2020 shines a light on the…
This resources is an audio training package aimed at newly recruited front-line staff or contractors. It takes the form of a conversation between a male and female speaker in which they explain the…
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…
Poster with the 6 Core Principles Related to SEA.