From Participation to Leadership: A resource pack on community-based protection

Oxfam alongside its partner organizations has developed a resource pack on community-based protection (CBP) titled, ‘From Participation to Leadership.’ The goal of the resource is to provide guidance on the implementation of CBP across a full program cycle and to share experiences directly from protection organizations and members of community protection structures from organizations around the world.

The Impact of Cash Assistance Programs on Protection Outcomes for Syrian Refugees

The Cash Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Organizational Network (CAMEALEON) carried out an analysis of the MPC program to assess how it impacted protection outcomes.

Context-Specific Protection Analysis: How UNFPA Regional Syria Hub and the Whole of Syria GBV AoR embraced streamlined approaches to improve the gathering of GBV data to inform the humanitarian response in Syria

The UNFPA Regional Syria Hub and the Whole of Syria GBV Are of Responsibility (AoR) set out to devise an assessment methodology to obtain GBV data to inform the Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) and the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP).

Syria Needs Analysis Project

The Syria Needs Analysis Project (SNAP) started in December 2012, as a collaborative project between ACAPS and MapAction, aimed at bring together available information on humanitarian needs in the Syria crisis.

ADAPTing Aid: Lessons from six case studies

This report, a collaborative initiative from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Mercy Corps, explores what adaptive management looks like in practice, what impact it can have on programs, and how to best support this approach.

Slow Death: Life and Death in Syrian Communities under Siege

The report by the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) documents life and death in besieged areas of Syria and examines the international response.

Webinar: Discussion on Civilian Survival Strategies During Conflict

In times of intense conflict and pervasive violence, how do civilians cope? The Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC), hosted a webinar to discuss its most recent report, “Waiting for No One: Civilian Survival Strategies in Syria,” which details coping strategies used by Syrian civilians during the brutal civil war to ensure their own safety and assist others.

Event/ Webinar: Resisting War: How Communities Protect Themselves

n October 2, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) convened a panel discussion on the new research within Oliver Kaplan’s book, Resisting War, exploring how communities use cohesion and social structures to non-violently influence armed groups. It explores how organization of civilians can implement nonviolent strategies to pressure government troops, or paramilitary or insurgent fighters to limit violence, through cases from Colombia, with extensions to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and the Philippines, Kaplan’s research shows in some cases, where communities are more organized, there is a 25% regression in violence.

GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE PREVENTION: A Results-Based Evaluation Framework

The GBV PEF is a set of guiding approaches aimed at helping practitioners make better decisions in their analysis, program design, and measurement such that GBV prevention outcomes can ultimately be evaluated. It has been built on the foundation of the Results-Based Protection framework developed by InterAction and endorsed by a broad set of humanitarian actors, including international non-governmental organizations, ICRC, and international organizations.

MindShift: A Collection of Examples that Promote Protection Outcomes

MindShift: A Collection of Examples that Promote Protection Outcomes, spotlights 13 case examples from different humanitarian organizations working across the world on protection