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RSH launches the Arabic Hub


The Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub (RSH) aims to support organisations in the aid sector to strengthen their policy and practice on safeguarding against Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH).


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Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal Future in a COVID-19 world is the UN Women theme for International Women’s Day 2021.


RSH launches a free online safeguarding training course


The Resource and Support Hub (RSH) has developed a series of five free and accessible online training modules called Safeguarding Matters.


Breaking Barriers to Peacebuilding for Women and Youth in Yemen


Last year’s 20th anniversary of Women, Peace and Security celebrated the progress that has been made and recognised the work that is left to do. Our research, with women and youth peacebuilders across Yemen, highlights that nowhere is this work more needed than Yemen.

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Can 2021 be the year for inclusive peace in Yemen?


Yemen’s peace talks to date have not reflected the needs of grassroots women and youth – and were weaker for it.

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COVID-19 and Gender-Based Violence in Zimbabwe: How is the pandemic increasing the risk of violence against women and girls?


In this blog to mark the Global 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) campaign, we summarise available evidence on how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced trends and forms of GBV in Zimbabwe, which women and girls are most at risk of GBV, and what factors are driving GBV during the pandemic.