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UN chief António Guterres has called for an “urgent report” on what actions UN officials in South Sudan are taking to “ensure accountability” after an investigation by The New Humanitarian and Al Jazeera revealed years of widespread sexual abuse…
The Trust Fund in Support of Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA), administered by the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance, was created by the Secretary-General in 2016 to strengthen the response and support of victims…
The South African "Mail & Guardian" published an article, based on results of an extensive research of 2,858 interviews with community members on the sexual misconduct of peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The research…
Safeguarding is key for all organisations working with and for children, young people and vulnerable adults. The need to strengthen safeguarding policies and practices has been identified as a particular priority in the international aid sector.…
The founder of the charity Talk To Loop, which provides an open platform for feedback on experiences of humanitarian aid, has responded to the BBC documentary and related articles about whistleblowers' experiences within the United Nations system…
Issue 81 of the Magazine "Humanitarian Exchange" of the Humanitarian Practice Network has been published on June 16. The editorial summarises all the content of the magazine, which then can be downloaded as pdf. The theme of the current edition is…
Claims of sexual abuse and corruption at the United Nations should urgently be investigated by an independent panel, an ex-senior UN member has said Purna Sen's comments follow a BBC investigation which revealed the sackings of a number of UN…
UNHCR and ICVA are proud to announce the launch of the third round of the Interagency Community Outreach and Communication Fund on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA). In 2020, the PSEA Outreach Fund generated tremendous interest…
Médecins Sans Frontières took down two photos of a 16-year-old girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) who was gang-raped by three armed men after photographers, activists, and human rights lawyers condemned the images on Twitter. A…
A guideline has been produced to strengthen and safeguard policies against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment of persons with disabilities. The project was carried out by the Resource and Support Hub in collaboration with the Joint…
In late March 2022, the International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) and the Resource and Support Hub (RSH) conducted a four-hour training on Risk Assessment Management of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) for 15…
Using the right words shows respect, promotes trust and enables people to be heard. The wrong words can stigmatise, shame and even re-traumatise people.  That’s why we’ve taken part in an interagency collaboration to produce a glossary on…
The International Council of Voluntary Agencies invite you to the launch of the Report: Partnerships and Protection Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. The report will be launched virtually on Wednesday 16th March at 11–12:30 CET. If you are…
Project Soteria, currently being implemented in Africa and Asia, aims to prevent sexual predators from abusing some of the world’s most vulnerable people In its largest ever partnership with the aid sector, INTERPOL has launched a new project aimed…
CHS Alliance, SCHR and GCPS Consulting (managing this stage of the project) would like to invite you to participate in a 90 minutes’ interactive consultation session on “agreeing and testing a harmonised format for SEAH reporting”. This session will…
The MENA Hub is launching a mentorship programme as one of its key activities to support local and less resourced organisations to create safer workplaces. The mentorship programme aims to: Deepen understanding on the importance of safeguarding and…
Call for proposals is open for Ethiopia until 9th January 2022. The full details are attached. 
After a successful interview with Kapital FM, which you can listen to here, the RSH Nigeria Hub is going on air again on Friday, 10 November. Listen to Dr. Eleanor Nwadinobi, Nigeria Hub RSH Senior Advisor speaking about "Violence against women and…
To reduce the latter risk, WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA jointly organized prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse training for focal points at agencies, international and non-government organizations working on the front lines of the Ebola response.…
The European Commission has suspended funding to the World Health Organization's programmes in the Democratic Republic of Congo due to concerns over the U.N. agency's handling of the sexual abuse scandal.An Oct. 7 letter from the Commission marked "…

 
 

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