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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.
This report reveals that sexual abuse is a major threat to uniformed peacekeepers, especially women. The UN and troop- and police-contributing countries have not adequately responded to the issue.Read More
This report contributes to understanding, preventing, and responding to sexual assault against aid workers. It presents findings on: who the survivors of sexual harassment and assault are who the perpetrators...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
This video describes the findings from the STOP the Sexual Assault Against Humanitarian and Development Aid Workers study.
Phoebe Donnelly discusses sexual assault in the aid sector on the Korean radio show, Morning Waves in Busan, February 26, 2018. She discusses the recent scandal and findings from the...