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Human Rights

Responding to Sexual Assault Procedures

This guide (2019) aims to help Peace Corps staff to be prepared to respond effectively, compassionately, and in a trauma-informed way to Volunteers who have been the victim of sexual assault. This document focuses on the reporting of incidents and…

2 Apr 2019 Resource

Diversity in Risk

In this article (2019) for the Travel Risk Review, Adelicia Fairbanks, Research Advisor at GISF, discusses the changing makeup of aid organisations and associated shifts in risk profiles. You can download the article via the link below. The full Travel…

26 Mar 2019 Resource

Happy International Women’s Day from GISF

This International Women’s Day, GISF is celebrating the courageous women who have, in the past year, brought much-needed attention to safeguarding and sexual violence issues within the aid sector. 

8 Mar 2019 Post

‘Safeguarding’ as humanitarian buzzword: an initial scoping

“Suddenly, talk of ‘safeguarding’ and a sector-wide ‘safeguarding crisis’ seems to be everywhere. Grappling with the scope and content of ‘safeguarding’ as a parameter of humanitarian practice, this commentary asks questions about the framing of safeguarding as a buzzword: about…

21 Feb 2019 Resource

Saving Guatemala’s Fight Against Crime and Impunity

This report (2018) delivers research by International Crisis Group, which has for the first time quantified the positive impact of the UN’s Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG). The findings show how CICIG’s justice reform activities since 2007 helped contribute…

22 Jan 2019 Resource