Sexual Assault and Humanitarian Workers Project

This study examines the issue of sexual assault against humanitarian and development aid workers to document and analyze:

  • how agencies understand and respond to the risk of sexual assault against workers;
  • the circumstances surrounding sexual assault;
  • perpetrators and victims/survivors;
  • and institutional systems in place for prevention and response.

The study’s goal is to contribute knowledge to the prevention of and response to sexual assault against aid workers.

STOP the Sexual Assault Against Humanitarian and Development Aid Workers
Humanitarian Action, Sexual Assault, Human Rights, Policy Development research

This report contributes to understanding, preventing, and responding to sexual harassment and assault against humanitarian and development aid workers. It presents findings on: who the survivors of sexual harassment and...

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Briefing Paper: Sexual Assault Against Humanitarian and Development Aid Workers
By Dyan Mazurana, Phoebe Donnelly | February 2017

This briefing paper summarizes the findings from a review of scholarly and grey literature, as well as interviews, on the topic of sexual assault against aid workers. The overall study goal is...

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Executive Summary: STOP the Sexual Assault Against Humanitarian and Development Aid Workers
Humanitarian Action, Sexual Assault, Human Rights, Policy Development research

This is the Executive Summary of the report: STOP the Sexual Assault Against Humanitarian and Development Aid Workers. The report contributes to understanding, preventing, and responding to sexual harassment and...

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STOP the Sexual Assault Against Humanitarian and Development Aid Workers
May 2017

This video describes the findings from the STOP the Sexual Assault Against Humanitarian and Development Aid Workers study.