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Cowboys and Conquering Kings – Sexual Harassment, Abuse and Exploitation in the Humanitarian Sector

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26 February 2018
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Cowboys and Conquering Kings – Sexual Harassment, Abuse and Exploitation in the Humanitarian Sector

This report by Danielle Spencer (2018) summarises an academic thesis on sexual harassment, abuse and exploitation in the aid sector. The researcher found that gender-based violence, perpetrated by humanitarian actors, is condoned, covered-up, and replicated throughout the entire aid sector. The report attempts to make sense of the abuse of power and privilege which has become a daily reality for women working in the sector, and for the women and girls it serves.

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