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Samrawit has more than ten years of experience in the areas of Gender Based Violence  (GBV) Prevention and Response both in development and humanitarian settings. She has worked with different governmental, non-governmental, Community Based…
Elayn is a former NGO leader and UNICEF staff member who, since 2015, has been consulting on social policy (child protection, social protection, health, education) in low and middle-income countries, fragile states and humanitarian contexts. With a…
Professional background 2008 to date: Independent Accountability Consultant for large scale International NGOS conducting: Investigations into allegations of serious breaches of the Code of Conduct (COC) of the “contracting agencies”. This…
Unsolicited and unwanted acts of a sexual nature, also known as “eve-teasing”, are not a new phenomenon in India. Sexual harassment is rooted in cultural practices and is exacerbated by power relations at the workplace. Sexual harassment at the…
When dozens of Egyptians began posting accounts of sexual assault on social media last month, activists sensed a “#MeToo” moment in a nation where women have long felt disadvantaged. Like high-profile trials in the United States where the now…
These guidance notes by the Gender-Based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) provides country-based recommendations for GBV sub-sector partners to ensure continuity of GBV service provision during COVID-19. The notes provide short summaries of…
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 includes messages around preventing domestic violence and…
This document has been produced to help practitioners working on child protection case management to adapt their work to COVID-19. The document has designed eight dimensions of case management and makes suggestions for contingency plans and adapted…
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 companies, educators and parents. It includes practical…
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 respond to SEA: 1. Include key PSEA activities in…