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#SafeHands: InterAction Celebrates World Water Day in the Age of COVID-19

The 22nd annual World Water Day is Sunday, March 22, and never has there been a better or more important time…

March 19, 2020
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A Crisis Beyond COVID-19

Every September 15, the world comes together for a day of reflection on the struggle for democracy. Set against the…

September 15, 2020

ActionAid Community-Based Complaints Mechanisms for SHEA and Safeguarding during COVID-19

Community-based complaints mechanisms ensure that communities can raise concerns about ActionAid staff/processes. Communities can use community complaints mechanisms to raise concerns, give feedback to international agencies, and report incidents of sexual exploitation and abuse. They help to create a strong culture of accountability; enable us to improve the quality, impact and effectiveness of our programmes; and ensure our programmes are safe during COVID-19.

June 1, 2021

ActionAid Digital SHEA and Safeguarding Risks during ActionAid’s COVID-19 Response

This guidance note looks at areas of digital/online engagement between staff/representatives and children, young people, communities and adults-at-risk, other staff/representatives. This guidance note identifies the risks that emerge from these ways of working and makes recommendations on how to embed safe SHEA and safeguarding approaches and the risk of our staff/representatives carrying out harm.

May 19, 2021

ActionAid: SHEA and Safeguarding and Safer Programming in ActionAid’s COVID-19 Response

This guidance note provides direction and tools for ActionAid and representatives (partners, volunteers, contractors etc...) on how to embed SHEA and Safeguarding into Covid-19 response work, with a focus on safeguarding programming and emerging risks.

May 19, 2021
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An International Human Rights Approach to Eradicating COVID-19

The race to develop and put on the market a COVID-19 vaccine is gathering pace. While it seems like there…

January 7, 2021

COVID-19 & Global Health

October 1, 2021
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COVID-19 Global Aftershocks

COVID-19 has now been reported in nearly every country around the globe, including many developing countries with limited capacity to…

June 1, 2020

COVID-19 Response

April 20, 2022
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COVID-19 Threatens Efforts to Safeguard the Vulnerable From Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

The non-governmental organization (NGO) sector has made progress in preventing sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (PSEAH). However, as the COVID-19…

October 6, 2020
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