NGOs need to step up and keep children safe – here’s what they can do


The wave of reports about abuses perpetrated by aid sector workers in Haiti and elsewhere, including allegations of the abuse of children, should sadly come as little surprise.

International actors frequently fall into the gaps between national, regional and international law, and therefore need internal measures to ensure that they adhere to international standards.

Mure 6fAnd of all the players in international interventions, NGOs perhaps need them the…

Unlike militaries, intergovernmental organisations or even private sector actors, NGOs frequently have weak or non-existent governance structures.

This extends to…

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