Here you can find a comprehensive list of the materials produced directly by the Resource & Support Hub team. This includes guidance notes, easy reads, reports, webinars and much more. Bookmark this page to keep up to date on the latest materials from the RSH.

In this episode, Dr Eleanor Nwadinobi (RSH Nigeria Hub Senior Advisor) talks to Oge Chukudozie (RSH Nigeria Hub National Associate) about the Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub (RSH) programme. You will find out what is available on the Nigeria…
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Part 1: What is sexual harassment  –  definition. In this episode, women’s rights advocate and lawyer Hibret Abahoy provides a detailed description of what sexual harassment means and how it is addressed in the labour law. ክፍል 1፡ በዚህ ክፍል የሴቶች መብት…
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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 Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment, by the Violence…
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Safe Programming for CSOs in Humanitarian and Development Settings Infographics. This infographic accompanies the document How to Design and Deliver Safe Programmes, available here.
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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.
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In September 2020, the New Humanitarian and the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed that ‘More than 50 women accuse aid workers of sex abuse in Congo Ebola crisis.’ On this episode, Dr Eleanor Nwadinobi talks to Nellie Peyton, one of the journalists…
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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 understanding of the evidence gaps.  Document searches…
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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 the root cause of SEAH, outlines what underpins…
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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 throughout the programme cycle. This is a generic…
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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 about the scale of SEAH in the aid sector, factors…
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In this podcast we will discuss the role and responsibilities of safeguarding focals with CAFOD, SCIAF and Trócaire Joint Office (CST) Women Empowerment Programme Coordinator and safeguarding focal, Kassach Abegaz. እ.ኤ.አ. ሴፕቴምበር 2020 በማዕከላችን…
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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 Consulting and presented here with some modification.…
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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 five most relevant standards on SEAH. These are…
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This document is a summary of the Bond-produced document Good Governance for Safeguarding: A Guide for UK NGO Boards. 
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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 important for OPDs to consider when working with…
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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 safeguarding best practices.  The tip sheet provides a list…
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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 scale of the problem in the development sector. The…
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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-assessment asks you to consider 17 statements in three…
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On this episode, we reflect on challenges the aid sector has faced in keeping people safe and what it will take to make real improvements and restore trust. Nastasya Gecim talks to Hannah Clare, Head of PSEA & Safeguarding at Norwegian Refugee…
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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 presentation can be used by organisations when they…
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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 risk and vulnerability. It highlights the way that…
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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 in education is crucial for children’s attendance,…
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On this episode, Nastasya Gecim talks to Leila Billing, a gender and development consultant who specialises in Feminist Leadership, and Lillian Bogonko, a leadership coach and organisation transformation specialist who is leading ActionAid on…
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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 an adapted version of the guidance note titled…
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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 programme advisors and managers implement FCDO…
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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 place to effectively mitigate those risks.
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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
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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 recommendations to promote the inclusion of…
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This tip sheet is a quick reference for understanding good practice when engaging survivors of SEAH in policymaking. It is an adapted version of the report titled Best practice in engaging survivors of Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Sexual Harassment…
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The risk of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) is likely to continue to increase in the coming months during the COVID-19 pandemic and response. Evidence from previous pandemics shows that secondary impacts can lead to…
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This easy read evidence digest draws on evidence from past infectious disease epidemics to explore how the risks of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) increase during these outbreaks, and some good practice examples of how the…
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The purpose of the scoping exercise is to better understand existing global and regional initiatives that aim to strengthen survivor support from reporting to response and identify what key weaknesses, barriers and gaps exist. This rapid research…
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Survivors can make important contributions to policymaking on sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH). However, meaningful engagement involves policymakers acting appropriately and responsibly to ensure that survivors’ voices are…
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Safeguarding Matters is a podcast series hosted by Paul Nolan and Nastasya Gecim from the Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub where we discuss matters relating to safeguarding and SEAH in the aid sector. We’ll have conversations with thought…
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The risk of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) is likely to continue to increase in the coming months during the COVID-19 pandemic and response. Evidence from previous pandemics shows that secondary impacts can lead to…
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This evidence digest draws on evidence from past infectious disease epidemics to explore how the risks of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) increase during these outbreaks, and some good practice examples of how the aid sector…
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Develop Terms of Reference for the work. Be clear what services you are looking for, the scope of work and the experience/expertise you require in the service provider, as well as stating your commitment to safeguarding and expectations of service…
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In 2019, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) established new global standards aimed at ending violence and harassment in the world of work: The Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the World of Work Convention No. 190. This document…
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The DAC Recommendation aims to provide a standard to build systems best fit to prevent and respond to SEA and SH. It provides a comprehensive framework to support, guide and incentivise, and help to implement more coherent and aligned measures. It…
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11 May 2021 | (UK time) 3:00 - 4:00pm
Raising awareness and communicating on safeguarding issues can be complicated.  Safeguarding and particularly Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment can be a sensitive issue, and it is not always easy to talk about, even with people we…
Webinars
28 Apr 2021 | (UK time) 2:00 - 3:00pm
This webinar offers participants the opportunity to consider what needs to be in place to make research, and programme monitoring and evaluation safe for both research participants and researchers.  It will explore the specific needs when the…
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27 Apr 2021 | (UK time) 11:00am - 12:00pm
This webinar aims to provide an overview of safeguarding, including of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. This one-hour webinar sets out to introduce civil society organisations to the safeguarding journey by providing an introduction and…
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8 Apr 2021 | (UK time) 4:39pm
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. …
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24 Feb 2021 | (UK time) 12:00 - 1:00pm
    The webinar has introduced two valuable approaches on how safeguarding in private sector suppliers to FCDO could be advanced. Two different organisations, Mott MacDonald and Justice Studio (members of the SLN) presented their experience of…
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24 Feb 2021 | (UK time) 12:00 - 1:00pm
The purpose of the webinar is to support private sector suppliers to FCDO in implementing robust safeguarding. We’ll hear from two very different organisations about their experience of implementing safeguarding in areas such as Leadership; Survivor…
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2 Feb 2021 | (UK time) 11:12am - 2 Feb 2022 | (UK time) 11:12am
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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29 Jan 2021 | (UK time) 2:00 - 3:01pm
This webinar looked into the practical challenges civil society organisations (CSOs) experience in identifying and acting upon risks related to Protection from Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual harassment (PSEAH). This webinar will provide…
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2 Dec 2020 | (UK time) 12:00 - 1:00pm
  Getting the HR function right for safeguarding is vital. Not only in in order to prevent people joining the organisation who are unsuitable to work with children and communities, but also to discipline staff or others who breach policies and…
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13 Nov 2020 | (UK time) 9:33am
Our panellists respond to the challenging questions you raised in the Whose Risk Is It webinar. Listen to what our panellists had to say about protecting whistleblowers, whether a zero tolerance approach actually works and if there is an inherent…
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28 Oct 2020 | (UK time) 11:00am - 12:00pm
  This webinar uses case studies to illustrate how risks exist and need to be identified at individual, institutional and sectoral levels. Those in power may not recognise risk at the outset and much work in our sector is based on assumptions…
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