Resource Library

This resource library serves as a tool for InterAction Members to support their efforts on safeguarding in the aid sector.

Please note: most resources on the resource library are open source and do not require registration to access. To access our open-source materials, click the download button next to the resource you would like. If a resource has a lock symbol with the text “Members Only” next to it, InterAction Members can access this resource by logging in or registering. Non-members cannot access these resources and will not be approved when registering.

This library serves as a hub where stakeholders and NGO teams can access resources related to safeguarding. These resources include guidance documents, training templates, and other tools designed to help organizations and NGO staff tackle issues on sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment.

The resource library provides open access to tools and other useful information. It is designed to strengthen the humanitarian and development sector’s capacity to prevent and respond to incidents of sexual harassment and abuse.

Only InterAction Members can access the locked content in the Resource Library. If you are an InterAction Member, please register using your work email address. If you would like to explore becoming an InterAction Member, please contact Burt Blanchard at

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Your Role in PSEAH Session


This session is intended for use by PSEAH/safeguarding leads to train staff at their organization. The goals of the session are as follows: 1. Staff gain a deeper understanding of PSEAH. 2. Staff develop an understanding of how PSEAH is integral to your organization’s mission and work. 3. Staff begin to see a connection between their work and PSEAH. This session is designed to be about an hour and can be done virtually or in-person. This session is intended to be customizable to your organization’s needs. The slides provided are all with InterAction’s branding – however, please feel free to edit the slides to align with your organization’s branding needs. Several slides are either blank or have information that is specific to InterAction – please insert information relevant to your organization in each of these slides.

Safeguarding in Faith-Based Organizations: Benefits, Challenges, and Shared Learning


In faith-based organizations (FBOs), these organizational values are often influenced by faith principles. This case study examines and highlights how organizational values within FBOs influence their safeguarding activities and approach. Five InterAction Member organizations participated in this case study: World Vision United States, Islamic Relief USA, Habitat for Humanity International, Food for the Hungry, and Episcopal Relief and Development. Each organization has a unique affiliation with its respective faith and uses this affiliation in creative ways when approaching safeguarding programming.

Aid in Danger Fact Sheet

This document provides an overview of sexual violence incidents against aid workers from 2015-2017 in 26 GISF partner agencies. Although this document is now out of date, it may help organizations better understand what sexual violence against aid workers looks like.

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Bond Malpractice in the Workplace Policy

This document from Bond is a sample malpractice in the workplace policy. This document is useful for organizations looking for an example of a malpractice in the workplace policy. It is not specific to safeguarding/SEAH.

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Bond Safeguarding Policy

This document from Bond is a sample Safeguarding Policy. This document is useful for organizations looking for an example Safeguarding Policy.

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CHS Alliance: NGO Checklist for Developing or Revising Codes of Conduct

This document from CHS Alliance is a checklist for NGOs looking into developing or revising their Code of Conduct.

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ICVA Safeguarding Policies

This document is ICVAs Code of Conduct. This document will be useful for organizations that are looking for examples of CoC/SEA Policies

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IOM PSEA Policy and Procedures

This document has IOMs PSEA Policies and Procedures from 2016. You can find the up to date policies here:

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USAIDs Policy Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

This document is USAIDs policy against PSEA. It will be useful for USAID partner organizations, and other organizations looking for an example of a PSEA policy.

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USAID Employee Standards of Conduct

This document is USAIDs employee standards of conduct. It may be useful for organizations looking to develop their own standards of conduct.

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WHO PSEA Policy and Procedures

This document from WHO outlines their PSEA policies and procedures. It is from 2017, but may be useful for organizations looking for examples of PSEA policies and procedures.

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IASC Preventing Transgressors Moving Through The Humanitarian System

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