News of IASC Champion on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment

Chart/Table, for Risk of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. Divided into four main columns: Enabling Environment , Humanitarian Context, Operational Context, and Protective Environment.

Exploring an Evidence-Based Analysis of SEA Risk

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Women and children face an ongoing risk of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) by aid workers in countries with active humanitarian operations. In recent years, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated factors contributing to SEA. In a context where humanitarian funds are limited, it's critical for the international community to be able to effectively identify, prevent, reduce and address incidents of SEA.

ECOSOC HAS 2019 Side Event: Progress and Actions to Protect from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment

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Protection from sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment is critical to the effective delivery of aid to people in need, and also to the integrity of humanitarian organizations and workers. But more than anything, they cause harm and distress to victims and survivors.The UN and its partners aspire to a humanitarian eco-system where people caught up in crises can access the assistance they need without fear of exploitation, abuse or harassment by any aid worker and feel safe if they speak up when abuses occur.