Search results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 1,232 items for :

  • "Confidentiality" x
  • Refine by access: All content x
Clear All
The Law and Politics of Responding to Attacks against Aid Workers
Julia Brooks and Rob Grace

thereof – directed towards addressing humanitarian insecurity, public advocacy and confidential negotiation. The fourth section extrapolates lessons from these earlier sections relevant to the broader discourse on security management within the humanitarian sector. The final section offers concluding remarks. Legal Accountability On 3 October 2015, the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan came under aerial assault. As a series of sustained airstrikes targeted the main building, first hitting the intensive care unit, MSF staff

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Fabrice Weissman

security forces turned security advisors spend countless hours training aid workers on ‘how to manage kidnapping crises’. The policy advocated almost routinely by these experts can be summed up as ‘Pay, don’t say’. In the eyes of private security firms, ‘kidnapping can be reduced to a simple business negotiation’ 2 that requires the strictest confidentiality. According to Alain Juillet, former intelligence director at the DGSE (the

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Sean Healy and Victoria Russell

confidentially from within the European border agency, Frontex. With a headline alleging that search and rescue organisations on the Mediterranean were actively colluding with people smugglers, the eventual article read: Frontex put its concerns in a confidential report last month, raising the idea that migrants had been given ‘clear indications before departure on the precise direction to be followed in order to reach the NGOs

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Dispelling Misconceptions about Sexual Violence against Men and Boys in Conflict and Displacement
Heleen Touquet, Sarah Chynoweth, Sarah Martin, Chen Reis, Henri Myrttinen, Philipp Schulz, Lewis Turner, and David Duriesmith

victimisation in safe, non-judgemental and confidential spaces. Men/boy survivors disclose to people whom they trust – women and men – and in situations where they feel that disclosure will result in being understood and/or accessing assistance ( Touquet, 2018b ). The decision to disclose is highly individual and preferences regarding the gender of the service provider cannot be generalised, even within a specific setting or context. Indeed, when confidential, survivor

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Emmanuelle Strub

people heading to high- and very high-risk areas about the risk and the means being used to reduce it; and confidentially obtaining and managing proof of identity. The idea was not just to better prepare for managing a kidnapping but also to clearly inform volunteers that the risk existed. The resources available when I took the position in early 2012 had not changed since the position was created in 2006. There was one person positioned in the technical support and advocacy

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Expanding Gender Norms to Marriage Drivers Facing Boys and Men in South Sudan
Michelle Lokot, Lisa DiPangrazio, Dorcas Acen, Veronica Gatpan, and Ronald Apunyo

the limitations of each and the benefits of analysing them together. Ethics To ensure data was collected ethically, enumerators and team leaders were trained on confidentiality, consent, conducting referrals for disclosure of violence and appropriate ways of engaging with communities during the data collection process, including ensuring privacy, managing engagement with children carefully in accordance with child safeguarding principles, and ‘do no harm’ principles. Ethics processes to ensure confidentiality, informed consent and safeguarding were

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Arjun Claire

immense suffering, many in MSF came around to the view that ‘silence kills’. This led to all MSF sections agreeing, in 1992, to remove the confidentiality provisions from the charter ( Weissman, 2011 : 183). And the Chantilly Principles, agreed in 1995, made public denunciation a key pillar of témoignage . But with the dawn of the new century, a series of internal and external factors forced a reboot of the concept, which had rarely inspired consensus

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Debates Surrounding Ebola Vaccine Trials in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
Myfanwy James, Joseph Grace Kasereka, and Shelley Lees

, and we established systems to maintain the confidentiality of our data. Methods included ethnographic observation at vaccine clinics, thirty-one in-depth interviews with trial participants, fifteen interviews at the exits of vaccine clinics, as well as eight in-depth interviews with politicians, traditional medical practitioners, civil society activists and health authorities. The article also draws from five focus group discussions with trial participants and

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Matthew Hunt, Sharon O’Brien, Patrick Cadwell, and Dónal P. O’Mathúna

described affect both operational effectiveness and accountability, from the inclusiveness of needs assessments and feedback mechanisms to the provision of services and the implementation of behavior change campaigns. Confidentiality and conflict-sensitivity are impaired when not everyone can speak for themselves. Organizations were also concerned that the language barriers are impeding their capacity to communicate effectively

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Sophie Roborgh

Turkish city of Gaziantep, which served as a hub for the humanitarian response in the non-government-controlled areas. Participation was based on a snowballing approach through multiple access points, and respondents took part on the basis of anonymity and confidentiality. Consent was provided, where possible, in writing and otherwise verbally. Limitations The ‘Monitoring and Advocacy’ section and to a lesser extent the ‘Monitoring and

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs