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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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COVID-19 and the Urgency of Long-Term Strategy

The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging civil society organizations across the world, including the transnational nongovernmental organization (TNGO) sector. This…

June 24, 2020
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COVID-19 “Infodemic” Demonstrates the Dire Need for Journalism Free of Fear or Favor

This year’s World Press Freedom Day occurs during an unprecedented time of misinformation, demonstrating the ever-growing need for journalism…

May 1, 2020
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Community-Based Complaints Mechanisms for SHEA and Safeguarding during Covid-19

This document outlines key considerations when developing or modifying community-based complaints mechanisms during Covid-19, with a focus on how to ensure children, young people and communities can raise concerns about sexual exploitation and abuse and wider child abuse.

May 19, 2021
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Countering Stigmatization In The Humanitarian Response To COVID-19

In most contexts, the social stigma surrounding mental health issues exists because of cultural norms and a lack of understanding…

October 9, 2020
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Countering Stigmatization in the Humanitarian Response to COVID-19

On May 29th, 2020, a panel of experts gathered for a webinar hosted by InterAction’s Protection Working Group to share…

June 15, 2020
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Ensuring Equitable Access to the COVID-19 Vaccine

As the U.S. hits a death toll of 500,000, the urgency of vaccine rollout in this country cannot be overstated.

February 24, 2021
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Evictions Crisis: How COVID-19 Is Exacerbating Housing Inequality

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague communities around the world, evictions and housing insecurities are intensifying. Marginalized groups are…

December 23, 2020
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Exploring Vietnam’s COVID-19 Success

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a global reckoning: From shortages of PPE to intermittent lockdowns, nations are wrestling with the…

December 2, 2020
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Global Hunger in the Time of COVID-19

The World Food Program projects that, due to COVID-19 and without urgent action, the number of people facing food…

May 28, 2020