Gender and Development Network Resources – GADN

Explore GADN resources and learn more about preventing sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

Confronting sexual violence and abuse in the aid industrial complex: Towards transnational feminist responses – GADN #

“Think piece: Zimbabwe-based feminist activist Nancy Kachingwe shares her thoughts about how best to tackle cultures of exploitation in the sector. Following revelations in early-2018 of sexual abuse and violence among international aid and humanitarian agencies.”

Safeguarding and Beyond – Recommendations from the Gender and Development Network – GADN #

“GADN recommendations: How INGOs should respond to revelations of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. Based on the experiences and research of GADN members organisations.”

Safeguarding and Beyond Report of a GADN workshop – GADN #

“Workshop report: Proposals to ensure that the safeguarding response was as robust as possible, following disclosures in early-2018 of sexual harassment and abuse by male staff in INGOs and their partner organisations – of women staff, and women and girls using INGO services.”

Guidance and resources on gender reviews, support to survivors of violence, sexual harassment and safeguarding – GADN  #

“This compilation of guidance and resources has been prepared by Elanor Jackson and Kanwal Ahluwalia  for GADN members who are trying to ensure that their organisations’ responses to sexual harassment revelations is transformative and based on a women’s rights perspective.”

Speech given at the International Summit on Tackling Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment in the Aid Sector, October 18th 2018 – Alina Potts, Research Scientist, The Global Women’s Institute, George Washington University (2018) #

Testimony of Alina Potts in which she underlines the complexity of SEA in the Aid Sector and talks about solutions to better respond to sexual exploitation and abuse

Turning Promises into Progress – GADN #

“Gender equality and rights for women and girls – lessons learnt and actions needed. A joint report with Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS UK) and the UK Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Network.”