What You Need to Know about the Protection of Civilians During U.S. Partnered Operations
The impact of fighting on civilians is particularly acute in urban areas, resulting in the destruction of multiple infrastructures.
Attacks on Media Workers Grow and Few Punished
"Two media workers have been murdered each week on average this year—73 to date, making it likely the number of those killed will meet or exceed that of 2017, when 82 media workers were murdered."
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.
UN rights expert calls for civilian protection as fighting escalates between military and armed groups
Calling on the Myanmar Government to “immediately reverse its decision not to allow access to all humanitarian organizations”, the United Nations expert on human rights in the South-East Asian country said on Friday, that “it’s vital that assistance is able to reach those who have fled violence in the region”.
Where There is a Political Will, There is a Way to Protect Civilians
2018 was a disastrous year for civilians caught in conflict. Ensuring the protection of civilians in conflict requires consistent, committed, and courageous support from leaders at all levels.
InterAction applauds Congressional Action to Minimize Civilian Harm in 2018 Defense Bill
InterAction welcomes the positive developments to minimize civilian harm in conflict in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and…
Civil Society Guidance for a Model Policy
Over the past decade, armed conflict has been too often characterized by immense human suffering resulting from the actions of…
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…