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SESSION 3: PROTECTION FROM SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION. AT THE END OF SESSION 3, YOU SHOULD BE FAMILIAR WITH:. Core Principles of a Code of Conduct for Protection from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (Secretary General’s Bulletin) Implications of the Core Principles for UNICEF staff behaviour.

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AT THE END OF SESSION 3, YOU SHOULD BE FAMILIAR WITH:

  • Core Principles of a Code of Conduct for Protection from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (Secretary General’s Bulletin)
  • Implications of the Core Principles for UNICEF staff behaviour

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IASC TASK FORCE ON PROTECTION FROM SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE IN HUMANITARIAN CRISES

Grave allegations - West Africa

Global problem

Requires shift in UN and humanitarian agencies cultures and approaches

Sexual exploitation derives from unequal power relationships

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the impact of sexual abuse on girls and women
THE IMPACT OF SEXUAL ABUSE ON GIRLS AND WOMEN

Physical - HIV infection, STI, genital injury, abdominal pain, unwanted pregnancy, death

Psychological - emotional pain, powerlessness, apathy, denial, deep depression, suicide, infanticide

Social - Rejection by spouse, shunned, ostracised, or stigmatised; deprivation of education, employment, assistance

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definitions
DEFINITIONS

Sexual abuse - actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature

Sexual exploitation - abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust for sexual purposes

Humanitarian workers - all workers engaged by humanitarian agencies, national or international, formally or informally, retained from the beneficiary community

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core principles
CORE PRINCIPLES

Sexual exploitation and abuse by humanitarian workers constitutes gross misconduct - termination of employment

Sexual activity with children (<18) absolutely prohibited regardless of age of majority locally

Exchange of money, employment, goods, services for sex is prohibited

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core principles continued
CORE PRINCIPLES CONTINUED

Sexual relationships between humanitarian workers and beneficiaries is strong discouraged

Suspicion/concern of sexual exploitation by any humanitarian worker anywhere must be reported

Humanitarian workers are mandated to maintain an environment that prevents sexual exploitation and abuse and promotes the core principles

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SUMMARY - CORE PRINCIPLES OF CODE OF CONDUCT

Prohibited:Exchange of assistance for sex; sexual relations with any child (i.e. <18)

Discouraged:Sexual relations with adult beneficiaries

Duties:to beneficiaries; to report; and to foster environment of prevention, respect and dignity

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the reporting process

Report Allegation

Director, DHR

Staff member responds

THE REPORTING PROCESS

Director, DHR:

withdraws charges

dismisses

refers to Joint Disciplinary Committee

If misconduct:

Factual report with

documentary evidence

  • Head of Office or Division or Responsible Official
  • Preliminary Investigation
  • Possible suspension with full pay

Decides whether to pursue

Staff member informed of allegations, due process rights

Reviews; recommends action to Executive Director

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KEY MESSAGES

All UNICEF staff are obliged not to have sex with children, to report suspected sex abuse and exploitation, and to create/maintain an environment free of sexual exploitation

The Core Principles of a Code of Conduct for Protection from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation apply to all UN staff and do not allow for exceptions

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