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This SEAH risk management framework has been developed by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) for their partners. It should be read on conjunction with DFAT’s Preventing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH)…
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…
The UK government has launched a new programme which will help bring perpetrators of sexual abuse, exploitation or sexual harassment in the aid sector to justice and provide vital support for survivors.This will include developing a new way of…
On 12 February 2018, the Charity Commission (“the Commission”) opened a statutory inquiry (“the inquiry”) into Oxfam GB (“the Charity”) to examine its governance, including its leadership and culture around safeguarding, and its management,…
Investigations over the allegations of extensive sexual exploitation and abuse during the 2018 – 2020 Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of Congo have revealed a chronic, whidspread problem associated with UN peacekeepers and aid workers.  …
The “Zero Violence Project” is a six-month project funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office of the UK Government and being implemented in partnership with Frontline Aids and ActionAid UK. Within the framework of the project, new…
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…
Following the recent publishing of the report "Progress on tackling the sexual exploitation and abuse of aid beneficiaries", Sarah Champion, chair of the International Development Committee urges the aid sector to "mitigate power imbalance" when…
Following the recent publishing of the report "Progress on tackling the sexual exploitation and abuse of aid beneficiaries" by the International Development Committee, MPs, UN and Board representative call for action to strengthen awareness raising…
A recent parliamentary inquiry in the UK have found that due to poor inadequate safeguarding and reporting mechanisms, sexual abuse and exploitation of local women by international aid workers remains “rife” and predators could still be rehired.…