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ActionAid Community-Based Complaints Mechanisms for SHEA and Safeguarding during COVID-19

Community-based complaints mechanisms ensure that communities can raise concerns about ActionAid staff/processes. Communities can use community complaints mechanisms to raise concerns, give feedback to international agencies, and report incidents of sexual exploitation and abuse. They help to create a strong culture of accountability; enable us to improve the quality, impact and effectiveness of our programmes; and ensure our programmes are safe during COVID-19.

June 1, 2021
Resource

Community-Based Complaints Mechanisms for SHEA and Safeguarding during Covid-19

This document outlines key considerations when developing or modifying community-based complaints mechanisms during Covid-19, with a focus on how to ensure children, young people and communities can raise concerns about sexual exploitation and abuse and wider child abuse.

May 19, 2021
Resource

ActionAid: SHEA and Safeguarding and Safer Programming in ActionAid’s COVID-19 Response

This guidance note provides direction and tools for ActionAid and representatives (partners, volunteers, contractors etc...) on how to embed SHEA and Safeguarding into Covid-19 response work, with a focus on safeguarding programming and emerging risks.

May 19, 2021
Resource

ActionAid Digital SHEA and Safeguarding Risks during ActionAid’s COVID-19 Response

This guidance note looks at areas of digital/online engagement between staff/representatives and children, young people, communities and adults-at-risk, other staff/representatives. This guidance note identifies the risks that emerge from these ways of working and makes recommendations on how to embed safe SHEA and safeguarding approaches and the risk of our staff/representatives carrying out harm.

May 19, 2021
Blog Post

Power, Privilege & the Realities of NGO Localization Efforts Amid COVID-19

Localization is a fashionable topic in the humanitarian community. The COVID-19 pandemic—where containment measures continue to disrupt humanitarian access—has ignited…

May 17, 2021
Blog Post

NGOs Respond to COVID-19: InterAction Member Snapshot

Every day, InterAction Members are working all over the world to combat poverty and alleviate suffering. As a platform…

March 8, 2021
Blog Post

Ensuring Equitable Access to the COVID-19 Vaccine

As the U.S. hits a death toll of 500,000, the urgency of vaccine rollout in this country cannot be overstated.

February 24, 2021
Blog Post

An International Human Rights Approach to Eradicating COVID-19

The race to develop and put on the market a COVID-19 vaccine is gathering pace. While it seems like there…

January 7, 2021
Working Group

COVID-19 Humanitarian Response Working Group

January 5, 2021
Blog Post

Evictions Crisis: How COVID-19 Is Exacerbating Housing Inequality

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague communities around the world, evictions and housing insecurities are intensifying. Marginalized groups are…

December 23, 2020