Safeguarding Matters
Let‘s be honest about investigations

Let‘s be honest about investigations

September 8, 2021

There are standards and procedures available for conducting safeguarding investigations. However in reality, investigations are often more complex than the procedures allow. Issues such as risks to the survivor, local norms and culture and safety and security mean that investigations are rarely straightforward and often require us to make some really difficult decisions.

This podcast takes an honest look at these challenges, and how we can begin to have open conversations to address them.

Spotlight On monitoring safeguarding in research

Spotlight On monitoring safeguarding in research

August 19, 2021

In this podcast, Nastasya Gecim talks to Bintu Mansaray, a medical doctor and social science researcher, about why it’s so important to make research safe. She shares learning from her research with survivors about simple measure to keep both research participants and data collectors safe.

Spotlight on disability inclusion in safeguarding

Spotlight on disability inclusion in safeguarding

July 19, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Eleanor Nwadinobi talks to Lauren Watters of Able Child Africa about how organisations can make their programmes safe for people with disabilities. Learn about the simple and low cost steps you can take to integrate disability inclusion to your safeguarding approach – from culture to training.  

 

  • Download our infographic to see the key learning points from this podcast
  • Find the disability-inclusive child safeguarding guidelines in our resource library

 

Spotlight on safeguarding in faith communities

Spotlight on safeguarding in faith communities

July 19, 2021

In this podcast, Nastasya Gecim talks to Shaukat Warraich of Faith Associates, about how he saw a gap in safeguarding support in his faith community, and developed an organisation to address it.  Learn how Faith Associates work with mosques, madrassas and other faith institutions around the world to support them to be the best they can be at safeguarding.

 

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Pidgin Podcast on Safeguarding for Non Safeguarding Professionals

Pidgin Podcast on Safeguarding for Non Safeguarding Professionals

July 7, 2021

This podcast provides the basics on safeguarding for professionals working in non-governmental organisations in Pidgin.

Safeguarding Matters: Introduction to the RSH Nigeria Hub podcast

Safeguarding Matters: Introduction to the RSH Nigeria Hub podcast

April 13, 2021

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. You’ll find out what is available on the Nigeria Hub website and what support your organisation can get to make improvements on safeguarding.

You can find direct links to everything that is mentioned in the podcast below:

“Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” Part 3: Reporting and investigating allegations of sexual harassment

“Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” Part 3: Reporting and investigating allegations of sexual harassment

April 7, 2021

Part 3: Reporting and investigation – a human resource professional and trained investigator of sexual exploitation, harassment and abuse, Jalelie Djiregna walks us through good practices for dealing with sexual harassment incidents, and what helps in conducting a survivor-centered investigation.

 

ክፍል 3፡ የሠው ሀይል አስተዳደር ባለሙያና የሠለጠነች የወሲባዊ ጥቃት፣ ብዝበዛና ትንኮሳ መርማሪ የሆነችው ጃለሌ ጅሬኛ የወሲባዊ ትንኮሳ ቅሬታ አቀራረብ ስርአትና ተጠቂዎችን ማእከል ባደረገ መልኩ የሚደረግ ጥሩ የምርመራ ተሞክሮን ታካፍላለች፡፡

“Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” Part 2: Working on organisational culture

“Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” Part 2: Working on organisational culture

April 7, 2021

Part 2: Organisational culture – We look at examples of what organisations can do to create and sustain a zero-tolerance culture for sexual harassment in the workplace. We talk with CARE Ethiopia gender and diversity staff Hilawit Worku and Helen Degefa.

 

ክፍል 2፡ የኬር ኢትዮጵያ የስራተ ፆታ እና ብዝሃነት ሠራተኞች የሆኑት ህላዊት ወርቁ እና ሄለን ደገፋ ድርጅቶች ወሲባዊ ትንኮሳን የማይደግፍና የማይደራደር ድርጅታዊ አሠራርን ለማጠናከር የሚረዱ ምሳሌዎችን ያብራራሉ፡፡

“Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” Part 1: Definitions and examples

“Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” Part 1: Definitions and examples

April 7, 2021

What is sexual harassment  –  definitions. In this episode, women’s rights advocate and lawyer Hibret Abahoy provides a detailed description of what sexual harassment means and how it is addressed in the labour law.

 

ክፍል 1፡ በዚህ ክፍል የሴቶች መብት ተሟጋች እና የህግ ባለሙያ የሆነችው ህብረት አባሆይ ስለ ወሲባዊ ትንኮሳ ዝርዝር ትርጉምና በሠራተኛ አሰሪ ህጉ ስለተቀመጠበት ዝርዝር ታብራራለች፡፡

New Ways of Working Post-DRC

New Ways of Working Post-DRC

January 18, 2021

In September 2020, the New Humanitarian and the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed that ‘More than 50 women accuse aid workers of sex abuse in Congo Ebola crisis.’ On this episode, Dr Eleanor Nwadinobi talks to Nellie Peyton, one of the journalist who uncovered the story, to understand what happened in the DRC and how. Ester Dross, an experienced safeguarding advisor, also joins to help us explore what the sector can learn from this experience. Find our top takeaways below and share your own reflections and learning on our Online Community

 

A summary of the Top Takeaways from this podcast:

  1. Engage communities from the start: Communicate with communities on their rights, expectations and the ways to report concerns.
  2. Provide incentives to report: Explain exactly what happens to reports.
  3. Strengthen recruitment processes: Consider candidates as potential prey as well as perpetrators
  4. Give weight to safeguarding or PSEAH focal points: A direct link to management will enable real change.

  5. Be proactive: It’s not good enough to sit and wait for reports. Go out there and talk to people.

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