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Duty of Care: Protection of Humanitarian Aid Workers from Sexual Violence

This document from Duty of Care International provides some safeguarding guidance on performing reference checks.

December 9, 2019
Resource

EISF: Managing Sexual Violence Against Aid Workers 2019

This document from EISF aims to build on the growing awareness of sexual violence against aid workers to provide guidance for agencies on how to reduce the risk of sexual violence, how to increase incident reporting, how to aid the recovery of survivors, how to positively influence organizational culture and how to deal with in-house perpetrators. This document will be useful for anyone with a responsibility for staff care, safety, and security as well as anyone involved in processes aimed at preventing or responding to incidents of sexual violence against staff, such as security focal points, HR staff, project and program staff, and first responders to incidents of sexual violence within an aid organization.

December 9, 2019
Resource

Managing Sexual Violence Against Aid Workers: EISF

This document from EISF aims to support aid agencies in preventing, being prepared for and responding to incidents of sexual violence against their staff. It is available in English, Spanish, and French.

March 12, 2021
Blog Post

2018 InterAction Forum Award Winners Announced

InterAction’s annual awards recognizes outstanding leaders within the global development and humanitarian sectors.

April 26, 2018
Blog Post

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

How Global Sporting Events Can Encourage Human Trafficking

In the United States, Enrile says, major events like the Super Bowl can draw three times the normal volume of sex trafficking

February 5, 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
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