Earlier this year, InterAction’s Protection team began a process of redesigning its reference handouts and how it presents material to the public. In collaboration with a design team, they were able to produce an updated visual representation of the Framework for Protection Risk Analysis. The handout provides all the necessary information, and its enhanced design and explicative graphics make it easy to follow.
As the humanitarian community recognizes the importance of the Centrality of Protection, there are emerging efforts underway by organizations seeking to better implement programs to achieve protection outcomes. Recently, Action Against Hunger implemented a new program, Protection Integration in Nutrition Security (PiiS), in order to foster an integrated approach to their programming, with a focus on both protection and nutrition. The program strives to increase communication between the protection and nutrition sectors, as well as provide a set of tools and resources for integrating protection into the nutrition work stream.
ODI’s recent publication, ‘Collaborative advocacy between humanitarian and human rights actors’ takes a look at potential roadblocks to achieving effective cross-sectoral collaboration and outlines a set of recommendations to overcome these hurdles.
Following a recent internal evaluation, InterAction began working on an engaging, ‘easy to reference’ and ‘easy to hang on a wall’ visual set of handouts for NGO senior leadership including Country Directors and equivalent who are responsible for programming and strategy. Given the wide range of responsibilities NGO senior leaders have, these handouts attempt to distill the core messages on protection that are relevant to a leader’s role.
Though relatively new, there is a substantive body of work that indicates that SCLR is effective. With its partners, L2GP has published a paper titled ‘Survivor and Community-led response: Practical Experience and Learning by Justin Corbett, Nils Carstensen and Simone DI Vicenz.
WeWorld-GVC is an international NGO that drives and implements a Community Protection Approach (CPA) to protection that embraces all three RBP Key Elements. The CPA, awarded “First Place” in InterAction’s 2020 Results-Based Protection Good Practice Contest.