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Sexual abuse and exploitation in beneficiary populations perpetrated by humanitarian workers

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Tamsin Walters

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1 Apr 2011, 10:27

Discussion regarding the utility of MUAC and thigh circumference in assessing nutrition on this thread:

Steps to measure MUAC

has raised the issue of sexual abuse and violence perpetrated by humanitarian workers against women and children in beneficiary populations.

Discussion of this issue has been moved to this forum.

"there is a huge under-recognised problem here about child abuse and 'humanitarianism'
i don't have any data to back me up, just what i have frequently observed in numerous contexts...
so as we australians would say - sad but true - and we should all be aware of this"

Nikki Blackwell
Professeur associé de Soins Critiques (Université de Queensland, Australie)
FRCP, FRACP, DTMH, FAChPM, PSM, FJFICM
Directrice Médicale ALIMA
Coordinatrice de recherche


Marie McGrath

ENN

Forum moderator

1 Apr 2011, 12:12

Just to highlight, you can visit the child protection working group of the Global Protection Cluster for useful resources:

http://oneresponse.info/GlobalClusters/Protection/CP/Pages/default.aspx

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