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A Hidden Reality: Data & Reporting on Sexual Violence Against Men & Boys

This is Part II of “A Hidden Reality,” examining men, boys, and conflict-related sexual violence. Read Part…

June 27, 2023
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A Hidden Reality: Men, Boys & Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

“In 2021, continued recourse to military rather than diplomatic and political means led to displacement on a significant scale,…

June 26, 2023
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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
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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
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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
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Addressing Gender-Based Violence in the Central Sahel

Armed conflict, climate change, food insecurity, and recent…

December 5, 2023
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Can Afro-Colombian & Indigenous Survivors Access Colombia’s Gender-Based Violence Framework?

Colombia has the second highest number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the world due to a…

November 6, 2023
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PSEAH: It’s Time to Include Sexual Harassment in Your Safeguarding Approach

International humanitarian and development organizations have faced increased pressure in recent years to address sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) in…

September 29, 2022
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Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Leaves Millions Vulnerable to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has displaced 6.5 million and put millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Without prevention measures…

March 30, 2022
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Launching the Human Rights Framework for Preventing and Responding to Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment

International Women’s Day provides us the opportunity to reflect on the progress made and challenges that remain in achieving gender…

March 7, 2022