2020 Results-Based Protection Good Practice Contest – Winners and Prizes

Congratulations to our winners of the 2020 Results-Based Protection Good Practice Contest! In September 2020, for the first time, InterAction launched a contest to collect examples from the humanitarian community demonstrating how they have embraced the Key Elements of Results-Based Protection (RBP) in their work to address protection issues in humanitarian crises. Submissions came …

Global Protection Cluster Events

The Global Protection Forum – An example of continuous context-specific protection analysis engages multiple actors to build and promote a culture of analysis that prioritizes continuous analysis, not just data collection. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Global Protection Forum was held virtually. the virtual forum brought together nearly …

Tamarack Institute: Understanding Community-Led Approaches to Community Change

The Tamarack Institute’s Community-Led Approach – An example of continuous, context-specific protection analysis based on the language pertaining to a community-based approach. The Tamarack Institute is a Canadian organization that develops and supports collaborative strategies that engage citizens and institutions to solve major community issues across the world. Led by …

ALNAP: Culture and People – Shifting Mindsets: Creating a More Flexible Humanitarian Response

Following its webinar last year on Adaptability and Flexibility within the humanitarian system, ALNAP released a report titled Shifting Mindsets: Creating a More Flexible Humanitarian Response. The report, broken into five sections, attempts to address the struggle that humanitarian agencies have grappled with when it comes to adapting context, changing …

IRC-DRC Results-Based Protection Analysis Project

Attention! Attention! Attention all protection enthusiasts!!! 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. The project is focused on supporting protection teams to strengthen their quality and use of protection analysis while additionally considering the needs …

USING HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN IN PROTECTION PROGRAMMING: Iteration Through Participatory Engagement

Desirable protection outcomes in a time of prolonged armed conflict and civilian harm can be achieved with practical and creative approaches to saving lives, as reflected by Results-Based Protection (RBP) and human-centered design (HCD). InterAction has worked since 2012 to identify and promote a results-based approach to protection centered on …

The Child Resilience Alliance’s Toolkit for Reflective Practice in Supporting Community-led Child Protection Processes

The Child Resilience Alliance (CRA) is a group of senior partners dedicated to children’s protection and well-being in adverse environments. The group, in September 2018, released a 4-section toolkit to support community-led approaches to addressing protection risks affecting children. The toolkit includes four sections: facilitating, training, learning, and management. There is an …

Saferworld’s Community Security Approach

Saferworld’s Community Security Approach–An example of continuous, context-specific protection analysis based on community perspectives on safety Saferworld is an international NGO that implements community security programming globally–see their handbook here. While they use slightly different terms (e.g. “community security”), their approach is very much in line with Key Element #1 …

Developing an Evaluation Framework for GBV Prevention: An InterAction RBP Project

In April 2019, InterAction received generous support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) to develop a results-based evaluation framework for the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV). The evaluation framework will be targeted toward humanitarian practitioners in the field, H.Q.-level protection and GBV advisors, and any organization that states …

InterAction’s RBP Field Support: Summer 2020 Update

In April 2019, InterAction’s Results-Based Protection (RBP) Team received funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) to carry out a two-year project called “Strengthening Ways of Working for Protection Outcomes.” One integral part of this project aims to provide continuous and comprehensive support to NGOs working in select …