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Unaddressed claims of misconduct by Oxfam staff weren’t confined to the Democratic Republic of Congo, five whistleblowers have told The New Humanitarian, revealing that complaints also piled up in Iraq before 12 workers finally filed a joint…
Following a participatory preparation approach, the Open University have just launched a new online training on safeguarding policies and procedures in the aid sector. This free course, starting on 26 April, will help those working in NGOs and…
Despite intense and unanimous commitment to address sexual exploitation in the aid interventions, the last months have confronted the global community of aid and development with new proven cases and allegation of aid workers committing abuses and…
Claims of sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, bullying, fraud, and breaches of safeguarding procedures detailed in a February letter to Oxfam chiefs had built up over years with an organisational culture that made it difficult – and dangerous –…
Considering the findings of the In its response to the International Development Committee’s report, Progress on tackling the sexual exploitation and abuse of aid beneficiaries, the UK Government has confirmed that it will not fund any multilateral…
It was only recently that Oxfam could apply again for funding from the British Government for its oversea programmes. Last week, Oxfam has announced that the organisation has suspended two staff members over accusations of sexual misconduct in the…
CARE International collate and publishes every year annual data for complaints of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, and child abuse. CARE International’s standards and commitments are clearly set out in the organisation’s Safeguarding…
Born as a cooperation of all BOND’s NGO safeguarding working group, a new tool was launched to help guide leaders of an organisation through how to assess their organisational culture about safeguarding and develop clear actions to help prevent all…
The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolutions 71/278, 71/297, 72/312 and 73/302. It contains updated information on measures to strengthen the United Nations response to sexual exploitation and abuse.
A recently report entitled „Misconduct affecting Global Fund grants“ raise awarness of sever safeguarding issues associated with representatives of the Ghana Network Association of People Living with HIV (NAP+) who “abused their positions of power…
This recent UN report ilustrates how the UN Team have work to adapt their practices in every country to continue lifesaving efforts “without disruption”. The number of UN entities that submitted action plans to prevent SEA last year, had more than…
Experts at the CHS Alliance in partnership with the global NGO Humentum, a leading provider of effective learning solutions for the NGO sector have announced a new Investigation Qualification Training Scheme. Funded by the UK’s Foreign,…
Following similar concerns as those expressed in the UK International Development Committee’s report "Progress on tackling the sexual exploitation and abuse of aid beneficiaries" released earlier this month, the Netherlands Government, CHS Alliance…
The United Nations urges a “zero tolerance” policy for crimes of sexual violence in Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region. Pramila Patten, the U.N. secretary-general’s special representative on sexual violence in conflict, indicates that there were…
Devex reports of a meeting of DFID Secretary of State Anne-Marie Trevelyan and acting Permanent Secretary Nick Dyer and UK politicians. The DFID minister reassured members of parliament that safeguarding is a non-negotiable issue, and during the…
Following a participatory preparation approach, the Open University have just launched a new online training on safeguarding policies and procedures in the aid sector. This course will help those working in NGOs and development and humanitarian…
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Safeguarding Matters Module 2: Getting started with partners In Module 2, learners continue to accompany FHF, as they submit a funding proposal for a new programme, complete a safeguarding due diligence assessment and identify programme partners. …
Safeguarding Matters Module 1: Getting started This is the first module of a five-part e-learning series on safeguarding. The series introduces key safeguarding concepts through the story of Family Health Frontiers (FHF) - a national civil society…
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