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Solutions to combat sexual exploitation in the aid sector examined

08 May 2018

The International Development Committee takes evidence from private contractors and NGO's on sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector.

Witnesses

Tuesday 8 May 2018, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Caroline Nursey, Chair of the Board, BOND
  • Judith Greenwood, Executive Director, CHS Alliance

At 3.15pm

  • Sarah Maguire, Director of Technical Services, Governance, Development Alternatives Incorporated
  • Sinead Magill, Regional Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Palladium

Purpose of the Session

This session continues the Committee’s inquiry into sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector, covering NGO and private sector partners in the delivery of UK aid. The Committee will question representative bodies in the charity sector, as well as representatives of some of DFID’s private sector contractors.

This session will cover possible solutions to issues of sexual exploitation and abuse in the delivery of aid within procurement, management and due diligence processes, as well as specific safeguarding programs, within both sectors.

Further information

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