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The toolkit is adaptable and designed to assist humanitarian and development agencies to communicate key safeguarding messages derived from the Six Core Principles Relating to Sexual Exploitation and…
This summary outlines the barriers to reporting. The content is an excerpt from the following report: Reporting Complaints Mechanisms, Barriers to Reporting and Support in the Aid Sector for Sexual…
The how-to note outlines what a community-based complaints mechanism (CBCM) is, and how CSOs in general humanitarian and developing settings can set up and manage a CBCM.
This tool has been designed to help facilitate conversations within organisations, at all levels, to improve the collective understanding of what constitutes a positive safeguarding culture. It…
Available on this page for download is a guide and tools that ensure all organizational and human resource systems and processes dutifully address the agency’s commitment to the Protection from…
This document includes guidance for staff who want to use online platforms and / or set up online groups to involve children and young people in humanitarian or development work. 
This Gap Analysis focuses on GBV in humanitarian settings and seeks to update the outstanding and persistent gaps that continue to challenge the GBV sector. It builds on the first Gap Analysis,…
This is the report on the Charity Commission’s statutory supervision of Oxfam GB, following the findings of a statutory inquiry into Oxfam GB's governance, including its leadership and culture around…
This how-to note details what safe programming is, what needs to be in place to support safe programming, the importance of community engagement for safe programming and how to integrate safeguarding…
This report presents a review of what existing evidence tells us about Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) in the aid sector, and aims to provide a clear and more nuanced…
This is a summary of the RSH Global Evidence Review of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) in the Aid Sector, which examined over 160 sources of evidence to understand more…
This infographic presents and defines the root causes and risk factors of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) within the aid sector. It explores the role of power and privilege as…
This report details the responses from an enquiry into sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. The report details the progress made between 2018 and 2020, particularly recognising new…
In the last 20 years, successive SEA scandals have made media headlines: revelations that peacekeepers in Bosnia were involved in sex trafficking were followed by reports of aid workers raping or…
This sample Terms of Reference (ToR) defines roles and key responsibilities of PSEAH focal points. It also indicates key competency areas of this role. This ToR was originally developed by GCPS…
This summary brief provides civil society organisations (CSOs) with an overview of the global standards on sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH). It provides a short summary of the…
This document is a summary of the Bond-produced document Good Governance for Safeguarding: A Guide for UK NGO Boards. 
This factsheet provides an introduction to bullying and harassment in the workplace. It explains what bullying and harassment is, the global framework for addressing these issues and sets out the…
This document provides a template for an inclusive code of conduct (COC) that can be used by organisations of persons with disabilities (OPDs). The COC sets out key behaviors that are particularly…
This is an organisation capacity self-assessment tool that supports orgasniations in assessing their safeguarding capacity and helps them develop action plans to strengthen capacity.  The self-…
This short guidance provides a quick reference for organisations planning and undertaking project monitoring visits to ensure that visits are conducted in a safe and ethical way, addressing…
The COVID-19 crisis has posed a major challenge, not only to humanitarian operations, but also to vital accountability mechanisms (including for SEAH). This report is based on a quantitative online…
This guide aims to support borrowers and recipients of IFAD funding in understanding the requirements of the IFAD policy in preventing and responding to sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and…
Looking for a simple safeguarding training tool? RSH has produced a presentation which provides an overview of safeguarding, including Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH).  The…
This evidence digest draws on and summarises evidence and research related to the root causes of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) within the aid sector which act to increase…
This report is based on a quantitative online survey, with 76 responders and 8 qualitative follow-up interviews, to explore the impact of COVID-19 on complaint mechanisms. The research findings…
This helpdesk query provides an overview of global standards and models to address violence including sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) in schools. Keeping children safe while…
This toolkit is intended to provide a simple, easy-to-use guide for non-security experts to quickly set up basic safety, security and risk management systems in new contexts or rapid onset emergency…
This tip sheet is a quick reference for companies to understand sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) and gender-based violence (GBV) in private sector development programmes. It is…
This guidance note focuses on Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) and Gender-based Violence (GBV) within Private Sector Development (PSD) programmes. It is designed to assist FCDO…
The RSH Ethiopia Hub is launching an innovative and practical 6-month scheme designed to support small and less resourced CSOs to strengthen their safeguarding capacity. Interested organisations…
This analysis provides a brief overview of the recent inter-agency mapping of efforts to address sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) in Ethiopia, following the UN Secretary General’s Strategy and the…
In October 2020, the CHS Alliance published an updated PSEAH Index as part of its verification tools to help organisations verify their performance, and determine whether they have the policies and…
This report summarises the work done by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) between October 2019 and October 2020 to improve global standards and performance on safeguarding…
This cross sector report summarises the work done between October 2019 and October 2020 by groups and organisations that made commitments at the October 2018 London Safeguarding Summit, and others…
This document sets out the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) Health, Safety, Environmental and Social (HSES) safeguarding rules. These have been designed to ensure safeguarding…
These posters aim to protect community members against SEAH. The posters contain slogans including "all aid is free", "no aid workers should take advantage of their positions", and "sex with children…
This publication addresses key questions on generating evidence on violence against children (VAC) that may arise during the pandemic. It includes a decision tree to guide those considering…
This tool supports organisation to identify the potential risks of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) taking place within their organisation and to consider what could be in…
This short report is a companion to ICAI’s January 2020 review of the UK’s Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI). It explores the UK’s efforts to tackle sexual exploitation and…
This short report is a companion to ICAI’s January 2020 review of the UK’s Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI). It explores the UK’s efforts to tackle sexual exploitation and…
This animation, in Rohingya language (with English subtitles), aims to support the Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) in refugee camps in Bangladesh. The video was produced in…
This video presents a call to action for organisations on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA). It describes the importance of the issue, how and why things go wrong and why…
Answers from the recent Live Q&A session with our panellists from 'Abusing power: exploring root causes and issues for safeguarding – power, privilege, gender and intersectionality' webinar
This publication advocates rethinking of the frameworks established to address SEAH in order to more fully reflect linkages between SEAH and GBV. The paper argues that organisations in the…
This strategy on safeguarding against sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) sets out the actions the UK is taking across all government departments which engage in delivering…
This Tip Sheet outlines some overarching principles that should be considered when applying a safeguarding approach and using the resources on the Resource and Support Hub.  It also has some specific…
ACFID has published the second annual update on the recommendations of the independent review to improve the practice and response in the prevention of sexual misconduct which took place in 2018. The…
This webinar provides training on integrating GBV risk mitigation and how to support a survivor of GBV and safe referrals. This training is designed to provide an introduction to and resources for…
This free E-learning course offers professionals and volunteers located in Greece, an opportunity to gain insight or reaffirm the importance and the basic principles of child safeguarding and child…