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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
Blog Post

Not Part of the Job! Video Explores Gender-Based Violence

Sexual assault is a well-recognized aspect of gender-based violence at work. But as a new Solidarity Center video makes clear,…

October 1, 2018
Blog Post

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

Podcast: How Oxfam America Takes on ‘Structural Issues That Keep People Poor

"We convened other CEOs in the sector and said, what can we do to bring more attention and capacity for better approaches to protecting staff, communities, and ensuring policies and systems are in place?" said Abby maxman, CEO of Oxfam America.

June 15, 2018
InterAction Quoted

MeToo, AidToo: The next Steps

"Patricia McIlreavy, a vice president at US NGO alliance InterAction, said “Donors and foundations must recognise that addressing this issue will take time and courage.”

March 22, 2018
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CEO Pledge on Preventing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment by and of NGO Staff

The CEO Pledge on Preventing Sexual Abuse, Exploitation, and Harassment by and of NGO Staff represents our commitment to practices and policies that will not only protect our own staff, but also the communities we serve.

March 28, 2018
InterAction Quoted

Aid sector needs oversight to stop sex abuse staff job-hopping – experts

"We need to figure how we develop mechanisms where we can share information," said Lindsay Coates, head of InterAction, a 180-strong alliance of U.S.-based charities and aid groups.

February 23, 2018
InterAction Quoted

MeToo, AidToo: The next Steps

“Donors need to be careful not to drive this issue underground through punishing organisations who come forward regarding internal findings and past faults[.]”

March 22, 2018
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CEOs: It’s Our Job to Foster an Environment of Mutual Respect

CEOs are held to a higher standard—we know this the moment we take the role. We set the tone and…

October 15, 2019
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The Language and Culture of PSEA

Few humanitarian aid workers consider the impact of language and culture on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA).

December 17, 2019