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2019 InterAction Award Winners

Every year, InterAction’s annual awards recognizes outstanding leaders within the global development and humanitarian sectors. These individuals are leaders who…

May 16, 2019
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InterAction Launches New Funding Opportunity to Initiate Change in NGO Safeguarding

InterAction with its members are working to change the structural and cultural barriers to addressing sexual harassment and abuse within…

May 3, 2019
Members of CRS-supported SILC groups (Savings and Internal Lending Communities) dance together during a meeting in Awaradoni village, Upper East Region, Ghana. These women have begun making and selling shea nut butter, straw baskets, and parboiled rice ever since interrupted weather patterns related to climate change have inhibited their abilities to earn livelihoods through farming. Awaradoni village, Talensi District, Upper East Region, Ghana, West Africa. March 19, 2016 - Photo by Jake Lyell for CRS.
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Zero Tolerance for Doing Nothing

With this three-year project, InterAction will work with its members towards the goal of preventing sexual harassment and abuse of and by NGO staff.

March 13, 2019
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The Next Step in Combatting Sexual Harassment, Abuse, and Exploitation

“Our member organizations have already shown a strong commitment to addressing these issues," said Carolyn Aeby.

December 12, 2018
InterAction Quoted

Amid Allegations of Abuse, Aid Workers Describe Culture of Sexual Misconduct

"More than 120 CEOs of U.S.-based international NGOs have signed a pledge promising to strengthen policies to prevent sexual misconduct by staff. Some organizations are starting to take more concrete actions."

August 16, 2018
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To Protect the World’s Humanitarians, Real Reform is Needed in the NGO Community

The NGO community has a unique role to play in leading others towards change. Our missions and values tie us to a unique ethical role in civil society, so our practices must reflect that.

August 15, 2018
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Press Release

InterAction Promotes Carolyn Aeby As New Vice President of Membership and Public Engagement

Aeby will lead a newly formed team comprised of the former Membership and Standards, Communications and NGO Futures teams.

June 25, 2018
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May Day or Mayday?: A Global Snapshot of Women Workers

Women have played a key role in countries’ labor movements and economic development, but gender barriers continue to limit equality in the workplace.

May 1, 2018
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InterAction Launches Choose to Invest FY2019 with Bipartisan Support

For the last 50 years, U.S. leadership and investment in international development and humanitarian assistance have proved instrumental in helping…

April 23, 2018
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Moving in the right direction: A pledge to end sexual abuse and exploitation

Oxfam America President Abby Maxman hopes this is just the beginning of coordinated and collective action that the aid and development world needs to stamp out sexual abuse and harassment.

March 30, 2018