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This how-to note, developed by the RSH Nigeria hub, explains how safeguarding can be included in proposal development process. It provides some tips on upholding donor compliance and outlines…
This infographic is based on the tip sheet Safeguarding practices for recruiting and managing volunteers (Ethiopia), which covers safeguarding practices for recruiting and managing volunteers. It…
This questionnaire was developed by Dr. Bintu Mansaray as part of her research into trafficking. It is designed to enable research participants' feedback on whether they felt safeguarded during the…
This approach paper sets out the purpose, scope and rationale of the UK government review, which will focus explicitly on the humanitarian aid sector and will examine the extent to which the UK…
This brief provides an overview of the 16 indicators related to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and sexual harassment (SH) that are currently used to measure multilateral performance and results…
The Iraq Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) Network produced three child-friendly posters on 'Saying no to Sexual Misconduct'. It encourages survivors and witnesses to report any…
This poster shows the 6 Core Principles to Protect from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) and 6 Key Messages to Protect from Sexual Harassment. Contact details are given for the  Iraq Protection…
These Inter-agency Complaint and Feedback Boxes (CFB) leaflets developed by the Iraq PSEA Network introduce the complaint and feedback box and provide advice on how to use it. Contact details are…
This Country level checklist on the minimum actions required on the protection from sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA) covers COVID-19 specific actions, preventative actions, safe and accessible…
This tip sheet provides an introduction to safeguarding in South Sudan. It explains the different terms used and explains how power connects to safeguarding. The tip sheet also outlines who the…
This checklist will help you plan safe events. You can use and adapt this checklist for your own organisation. It includes the top 10 most important factors that can help you plan and manage events…
This tip sheet covers safeguarding practices for recruiting and managing volunteers. The note highlights the safeguarding risks for volunteers and organisations and explains the different types of…
Safeguarding at-risk adults and children from physical and emotional abuse, exploitation and neglect across a multiplicity of industries and social sectors has become a matter of acute concern to …
This how-to note outlines how organisations in Nigeria can design and manage community feedback mechanisms. It outlines what needs to be in place for a community feedback mechanisms (CFM) to function…
This how-to note, informed by civil society organisations (CSOs) across Ethiopia, helps CSOs to design and implement safe programmes. It will assist staff involved in project design and…
Every civil society organisation (CSO) faces a broad range of safeguarding risks and so a detailed risk assessment is central to all CSO's safeguarding measures. The RSH Nigeria hub has developed a…
Every civil society organisation (CSO) faces a broad range of safeguarding risks and a safeguarding risk assessment is central to CSO safeguarding measures. This How-to note is a summary version of…
This checklist on safe recruitment and guidance is developed to support humanitarian and development organisations/agencies in preventing sexual misconduct by personnel. It is indended primarily for…
Sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) and gender-based violence (GBV) are closely related but different areas of work, particularly within the development and humanitarian sector.…
This RSH Safe Programmes training package provides a step-by-step process to support a facilitator to deliver training on safe programmes. The training is suitable for up to 20 learners who are…
During a meeting for RSH mentors in Nigeria, Ibiyemi Fakande explained that after completing the Module 1 of the Safeguarding Matters e-learning training her organisation drafted safeguarding policy…
Between late February and early April IRC conducted a Rapid Gender Analysis with 186 clients and stakeholders across 6 refugee camps and sites for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Tigray. The…
This video, produced by the RSH Nigeria hub, introduces key concepts and processes related to safeguarding. Broadly, safeguarding means preventing harm to people – and the environment – in the…
Able Child Africa and Save the Children partnered to create the first international Disability-inclusive child safeguarding guidelines. These guidelines provide advice on how to plan for disability-…
This how-to note details the practices that are recommended by each set of standards on SEAH. The note lists practices under policy, prevention, response and reporting and provides additional points…
While most organizations have numerous initiatives in place feeding into their broader work on workplace culture, this collection is meant to provide some examples and inspiration for this growing…
Between late February and early-April 2021, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) conducted a Rapid Gender Analysis (RGA) with 186 clients and stakeholders across 6 refugee camps and sites for…
This is a recording of the Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) session at the 2021 Humanitarian Networks Partnership Week (HNPW). On 4 May 2021, over 130 people from UN agencies and…
In this video Bill Harris, the International Child Safeguarding Network Manager at Keeping Children Safe presents the global child safeguarding standards. The presentation was part of an RSH mentor…
This analysis was conducted in Debark and MayTsebri (IDP sites from Tigray) Ethiopia, and provides a glimpse of the recent post-conflict situation in humanitarian services.  It also describes the…
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.…
The RSH is developing a series of five online training modules called Safeguarding Matters. The modules use scenario-based learning to tell the story of a fictitious civil society organisation called…
This tool aims to help guide leaders of an organisation through how to assess their organisational culture about safeguarding and develop clear actions to help prevent all types of harm, including…
This paper examines the effect of the Boko Haram insurgency on women's experience of physical and sexual intimate partner violence. The paper finds that the Boko Haram insurgency is associated with…
The Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) assessed the relevance and effectiveness of the prevention, response and victim support efforts against sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) by UN…
The toolkit is adaptable and designed to assist humanitarian and development agencies to communicate key safeguarding messages derived from the Six Core Principles Relating to Sexual Exploitation and…
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…
Safe Programming for CSOs in Humanitarian and Development Settings Infographics. This infographic accompanies the document How to Design and Deliver Safe Programmes, available here.
The country assessments are designed to provide an evidence base that can inform the design of the national hubs for the Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub (RSH). Different approaches were…
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.
This tool has been designed to help facilitate conversations within organisations, at all levels, to improve the collective understanding of what constitutes a positive safeguarding culture. It…
Available on this page for download is a guide and tools that ensure all organizational and human resource systems and processes dutifully address the agency’s commitment to the Protection from…
This document includes guidance for staff who want to use online platforms and / or set up online groups to involve children and young people in humanitarian or development work. 
This Gap Analysis focuses on GBV in humanitarian settings and seeks to update the outstanding and persistent gaps that continue to challenge the GBV sector. It builds on the first Gap Analysis,…
This is the report on the Charity Commission’s statutory supervision of Oxfam GB, following the findings of a statutory inquiry into Oxfam GB's governance, including its leadership and culture around…
This is the report on the Charity Commission’s statutory supervision of Oxfam GB, following the findings of a statutory inquiry into Oxfam GB's governance, including its leadership and culture around…
This study aims to understand qualitatively health care professionals’ perception of vulnerability factors of child sexual abuse (CSA). The study presents a thematic content analysis of a semi-…
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…
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…
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…