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HNPW PSEA Session Recording: Strengthening Inter-Agency efforts to prevent and address SEA across the humanitarian response


PSEA session at the 2021 Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW)

Protection from sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment (PSEAH) 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.

On 4 May 2021, over 130 people from UN agencies and NGOs took part in HNPW-PSEA Session, exchanging technical and field knowledge and experience on PSEA with a focus on one of the IASC PSEA key priorities: Improving victims assistance.

PSEA Session PowerPoint
Attendees Key Takeways


Sexual exploitation and abuse represents a catastrophic failure of protection. It brings harm to those whom we are mandated to protect.

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee is working to scale up protection from sexual exploitation and abuse across humanitarian response efforts. This website and global dashboard has been developed and managed through the support of UNICEF. It is dedicated to providing technical support and resources to practitioners, and to tracking inter-agency, collective progress across countries with a humanitarian response.