Sexual and reproductive health

WHO ethical and safety recommendations for researching, documenting and monitoring sexual violence in emergencies

World Health Organization, Department of Gender, Women and Health

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Publication details

Number of pages: 33
Publication date: 2007
Languages: Arabic, English, French
ISBN: 978 92 4 159568 1



This document is designed to inform those involved in planning, conducting, funding, reviewing protocols for, approving or supporting information collection on sexual violence in humanitarian settings. This includes (but is not limited to) researchers, programme planners, funders, ethics review committees, ethicists, managers and staff of humanitarian and human rights organizations, all staff involved in sexual violence inquiries (including translators and interpreters, data entry staff, drivers and others).