Here you can find a comprehensive list of the materials produced directly by the Resource & Support Hub team. This includes guidance notes, easy reads, reports, webinars and much more. Bookmark this page to keep up to date on the latest materials from the RSH.

This tip sheet provides an introduction to safeguarding in South Sudan. It explains the different terms used and explains how power connects to safeguarding. The tip sheet also outlines who the primary victims / survivors are and what safeguarding…
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This checklist will help you plan safe events. You can use and adapt this checklist for your own organisation. It includes the top 10 most important factors that can help you plan and manage events safely.
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This podcast describes the basics of safeguarding in Pidgin, with the help of Oge Chukwudozie and Sylvia Nwoko.
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This tip sheet covers safeguarding practices for recruiting and managing volunteers. The note highlights the safeguarding risks for volunteers and organisations and explains the different types of volunteers who work in CSOs in Ethiopia. The note…
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This how-to note, informed by civil society organisations (CSOs) across Ethiopia, helps CSOs to design and implement safe programmes. It will assist staff involved in project design and implementation including monitoring and evaluation,…
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This how-to note outlines how organisations in Nigeria can design and manage community feedback mechanisms. It outlines what needs to be in place for a community feedback mechanisms (CFM) to function effectively and how to ensure that the CFM is set…
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Every civil society organisation (CSO) faces a broad range of safeguarding risks and so a detailed risk assessment is central to all CSO's safeguarding measures. The RSH Nigeria hub has developed a safeguarding risk assessment and management tool to…
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Every civil society organisation (CSO) faces a broad range of safeguarding risks and a safeguarding risk assessment is central to CSO safeguarding measures. This How-to note is a summary version of the safeguarding risk assessment and management…
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Sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) and gender-based violence (GBV) are closely related but different areas of work, particularly within the development and humanitarian sector. This Bitesize note describes SEAH and GBV,…
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This RSH Safe Programmes training package provides a step-by-step process to support a facilitator to deliver training on safe programmes. The training is suitable for up to 20 learners who are working in CSO programme teams and/or working as…
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This video, produced by the RSH Nigeria hub, introduces key concepts and processes related to safeguarding. Broadly, safeguarding means preventing harm to people – and the environment – in the delivery of development and humanitarian assistance. To…
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This how-to note details the practices that are recommended by each set of standards on SEAH. The note lists practices under policy, prevention, response and reporting and provides additional points to consider in the application of global standards…
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In this episode, Dr Eleanor Nwadinobi (RSH Nigeria Hub Senior Advisor) talks to Oge Chukudozie (RSH Nigeria Hub National Associate) about the Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub (RSH) programme. You will find out what is available on the Nigeria…
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Part 1: What is sexual harassment  –  definition. In this episode, women’s rights advocate and lawyer Hibret Abahoy provides a detailed description of what sexual harassment means and how it is addressed in the labour law. ክፍል 1፡ በዚህ ክፍል የሴቶች መብት…
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The RSH is developing a series of five online training modules called Safeguarding Matters. The modules use scenario-based learning to tell the story of a fictitious civil society organisation called Family Health Frontiers (FHF). Over the five…
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This summary outlines the barriers to reporting. The content is an excerpt from the following report: Reporting Complaints Mechanisms, Barriers to Reporting and Support in the Aid Sector for Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment, by the Violence…
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Safe Programming for CSOs in Humanitarian and Development Settings Infographics. This infographic accompanies the document How to Design and Deliver Safe Programmes, available here.
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The country assessments are designed to provide an evidence base that can inform the design of the national hubs for the Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub (RSH). Different approaches were deployed for data gathering in the conduct of the country…
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The how-to note outlines what a community-based complaints mechanism (CBCM) is, and how CSOs in general humanitarian and developing settings can set up and manage a CBCM.
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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 journalists…
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This summary outlines the barriers to reporting. The content is an excerpt from the following report: Reporting Complaints Mechanisms, Barriers to Reporting and Support in the Aid Sector for Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment, by the Violence…
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This report presents a review of what existing evidence tells us about Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) in the aid sector, and aims to provide a clear and more nuanced understanding of the evidence gaps.  Document searches…
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This infographic presents and defines the root causes and risk factors of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) within the aid sector. It explores the role of power and privilege as the root cause of SEAH, outlines what underpins…
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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 throughout the programme cycle. This is a generic…
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This is a summary of the RSH Global Evidence Review of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) in the Aid Sector, which examined over 160 sources of evidence to understand more about the scale of SEAH in the aid sector, factors…
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In this podcast we will discuss the role and responsibilities of safeguarding focals with CAFOD, SCIAF and Trócaire Joint Office (CST) Women Empowerment Programme Coordinator and safeguarding focal, Kassach Abegaz. እ.ኤ.አ. ሴፕቴምበር 2020 በማዕከላችን…
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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 Consulting and presented here with some modification.…
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This document is a summary of the Bond-produced document Good Governance for Safeguarding: A Guide for UK NGO Boards. 
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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 scale of the problem in the development sector. The…
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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 safeguarding best practices.  The tip sheet provides a list…
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This is an organisation capacity self-assessment (OCA) tool that supports organisations in assessing their safeguarding capacity and helps them develop action plans to strengthen capacity.  The self-assessment asks you to consider 17 statements in…
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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 important for OPDs to consider when working with…
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On this episode, we reflect on challenges the aid sector has faced in keeping people safe and what it will take to make real improvements and restore trust. Nastasya Gecim talks to Hannah Clare, Head of PSEA & Safeguarding at Norwegian Refugee…
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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 risk and vulnerability. It highlights the way that…
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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 presentation can be used by organisations when they…
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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 in education is crucial for children’s attendance,…
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On this episode, Nastasya Gecim talks to Leila Billing, a gender and development consultant who specialises in Feminist Leadership, and Lillian Bogonko, a leadership coach and organisation transformation specialist who is leading ActionAid on…
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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 an adapted version of the guidance note titled…
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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 programme advisors and managers implement FCDO…
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This tool supports organisation to identify the potential risks of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) taking place within their organisation and to consider what could be in place to effectively mitigate those risks.
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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
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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 recommendations to promote the inclusion of…
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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 of Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Sexual Harassment…
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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 pandemics shows that secondary impacts can lead to…
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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 outbreaks, and some good practice examples of how the…
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The purpose of the scoping exercise is to better understand existing global and regional initiatives that aim to strengthen survivor support from reporting to response and identify what key weaknesses, barriers and gaps exist. This rapid research…
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Survivors can make important contributions to policymaking on sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH). However, meaningful engagement involves policymakers acting appropriately and responsibly to ensure that survivors’ voices are…
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Safeguarding Matters is a podcast series hosted by Paul Nolan and Nastasya Gecim from the Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub where we discuss matters relating to safeguarding and SEAH in the aid sector. We’ll have conversations with thought…
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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 pandemics shows that secondary impacts can lead to…
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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 some good practice examples of how the aid sector…
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