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Local aid workers on the front line of South Sudan’s civil war

Local aid workers on the front line of South Sudan’s civil war

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 18, 2017 0

Gunshots suddenly crackled as Stephanie and her colleagues went about a routine seed distribution in a small farming community in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State. The moment she heard the bullets zipping through

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Slave labour? Death rate doubles for migrant domestic workers in Lebanon

Slave labour? Death rate doubles for migrant domestic workers in Lebanon

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 15, 2017 0

A woman with a pink cloth wrapped around her head climbs out of a window on the fourth floor of a residential building. She peers at the ground far below, clutching onto the

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How aid agencies should protect their staff from sexual abuse

How aid agencies should protect their staff from sexual abuse

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 19, 2016 0

Only 16 percent of aid agencies have proper policies dealing with sexual assaults on staff, and just one in 10 cases of sexual abuse are reported and then properly handled, according to a

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