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Able Child Africa and Save the Children partnered to create the first international Disability-inclusive child safeguarding guidelines. These guidelines provide advice on how to plan for disability-inclusive child safeguarding, with practical…
Between late February and early-April 2021, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) conducted a Rapid Gender Analysis (RGA) with 186 clients and stakeholders across 6 refugee camps and sites for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Tigray. This…
A a great opportunity for all professionals and academics working on safeguarding! King's Forensics, King’s College London, will organise a one-day symposium on preventing sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. The Conference will take…
British, European and American diplomats and donors have expressedconcerns about how the World Health Organization handled sex abuse allegations involving its own staff during an outbreak of Ebola in Congo. Earlier in the week the AP has published…
The lengthy article is built along an investigation of the extend and devastating consequences of sexual abuse by aid workers in the Butembo region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.  The New Humanitarian and the Thomson Reuters…
In 2020, there were allegations of sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers involving 66 victims (41 victims of allegations against military personnel, 7 police, 18 civilian staff); allegations involving 105 victims across the rest of the UN system;…
WHO has been facing widespread public allegations of systemic abuse of women by unnamed staffers in northeastern Congo, during the Ebola outbreak. Associated Press investigation has now found that despite its public denial of knowledge, senior WHO…
Following increasing awareness over cases of failing in applying safeguarding and due diligence measures, SOS Children’s Villages has announced that an independent Special Commission has been established to address past and contemporary cases of…
Back in 2018, at that time UK Secretary of State Penny Mordaunt speaking at the Safeguarding Summit in October 2018 said: “If we do our jobs right, we won’t hear about fewer cases. We are likely to hear about more, at least in the medium-term.” An…
Unaddressed claims of misconduct by Oxfam staff weren’t confined to the Democratic Republic of Congo, five whistleblowers have told The New Humanitarian, revealing that complaints also piled up in Iraq before 12 workers finally filed a joint…
Following a participatory preparation approach, the Open University have just launched a new online training on safeguarding policies and procedures in the aid sector. The Open University hosted a free one-hour webinar on 21 April 2021 at 12:00 UK…
Despite intense and unanimous commitment to address sexual exploitation in the aid interventions, the last months have confronted the global community of aid and development with new proven cases and allegation of aid workers committing abuses and…
A British United Nations official escaped prosecution for alleged sexual exploitation of a teenage girl in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) despite an investigation finding credible evidence against him. The man was working for the UN’s…
Considering the findings of the In its response to the International Development Committee’s report, Progress on tackling the sexual exploitation and abuse of aid beneficiaries, the UK Government has confirmed that it will not fund any multilateral…
Claims of sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, bullying, fraud, and breaches of safeguarding procedures detailed in a February letter to Oxfam chiefs had built up over years with an organisational culture that made it difficult – and dangerous –…
It was only recently that Oxfam could apply again for funding from the British Government for its oversea programmes. Last week, Oxfam has announced that the organisation has suspended two staff members over accusations of sexual misconduct in the…
CARE International collate and publishes every year annual data for complaints of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, and child abuse. CARE International’s standards and commitments are clearly set out in the organisation’s Safeguarding…
Born as a cooperation of all BOND’s NGO safeguarding working group, a new tool was launched to help guide leaders of an organisation through how to assess their organisational culture about safeguarding and develop clear actions to help prevent all…
The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolutions 71/278, 71/297, 72/312 and 73/302. It contains updated information on measures to strengthen the United Nations response to sexual exploitation and abuse.
A recently report entitled „Misconduct affecting Global Fund grants“ raise awarness of sever safeguarding issues associated with representatives of the Ghana Network Association of People Living with HIV (NAP+) who “abused their positions of power…

 
 

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