Self-Protection: Centering Humanitarian Protection Programs on the Efforts of Local Communities

Communities have the upper hand when it comes to protection. Community members understand the local context and have the necessary resources and connections to organize self-protection activities better than international aid organizations. For example, local communities have relationships with armed groups that international actors cannot simply replicate. Moreover, international organizations …

IRC-DRC Prevention Analytical Framework (PAF): An Introduction

If your remember, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in collaboration with the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is amid a two-year BHA-funded Results-Based Protection Analysis Project. We wrote a blog about what the project would entail. You can check it how here. Good news!!! There is an update. The Protection Analysis Framework (PAF) has …

MindShift: A Collection of Examples that Promote Protection Outcomes

Since 2012, InterAction has been working with various actors across the humanitarian community to identify the key elements that make up successful protection interventions which achieve protection outcomes and reduce risk. This year, we published a collection of case examples that highlight emerging practice by humanitarian organizations that have explored …

Independent Evaluation of InterAction’s Results-Based Protection Program

InterAction developed its Results-Based Protection (RBP) initiative as a response to questions about whether protection could be measured and, if so, how? Extensive consultations with practitioners and protection specialists led to the distillation of good practice in the form of three Key Elements of Results-Based Protection. InterAction subsequently turned its …