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Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the Aid Sector: Progress and Next Steps

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 practices and procedures established to tackle this problem and improvements…

24 Feb 2021 Resource

Front Line Defenders: Global Analysis 2020

Front Line Defenders have recently released their Global Analysis report looking at Human Right Defenders in 2020. The report looks at the global impact 2020 had on human right defenders overall, particularly the impact of COVID-19, before delving into more…

11 Feb 2021 Resource

SCORE Global Synthesis Report 2020

The Global Score Report highlights the national and international entities identified in the survey and data findings as especially effective at reaching people in hard-to-reach areas, and some emerging practices and new models that hold promise. These include peer-to-peer learning…

11 Feb 2021 Resource

Report: On The Human Rights Frontline

Around the world there is an unprecedented surge in attacks against human rights defenders – people who protect and promote human rights. Amnesty’s new report On the Human Rights Frontline is centred on interviews with 82 human rights defenders in seven countries…

10 Feb 2021 Resource

Case Study: Using the Misconduct Disclosure Scheme

Drawing on Oxfam’s approach to implementing safer recruitment procedures, this case study provides guidance on how organisations can implement safer recruitment procedures internationally and address the risk of individuals who have abused or exploited children and/or adults being recruited by…

8 Dec 2020 Resource

Not a Target: Ensuring the Protection of Aid Workers

Violence against aid workers has become a major concern for most humanitarian agencies. At the same time, compliance with and respect for international humanitarian law (IHL) is deteriorating. Irregular warfare, meaning governments fighting armed groups mostly in their own territory,…

7 Dec 2020 Resource

Humanitarian Access SCORE Report: 2020 Global Synthesis

Access is the central and overriding problem in humanitarian action. Defined as both people’s ability to reach aid and aid’s ability to reach people, humanitarian access is the precondition for effective and principled emergency response. The worst conflict-driven humanitarian crises…

26 Nov 2020 Resource

Humanitarian Aid Workers: The Forgotten First Responders

Abstract: Humanitarian aid workers are an overlooked population within the structure of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research and assistance. This negligence is an industry-wide failure to address aid workers’ psychological health issues. The suspected numbers of death by suicide, diagnosed…

25 Nov 2020 Resource