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Protection in Humanitarian Action Training

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The course “Protection in Humanitarian Action” aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, frameworks, and practical approaches to protecting vulnerable populations in humanitarian crises. Participants will learn about human rights, gender-based violence, child protection, and legal frameworks, as well as strategies and best practices for ensuring the safety, dignity, and rights of affected populations.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Understand the importance of protection in humanitarian action and the key principles and frameworks guiding protection work.
2. Identify and assess protection risks and vulnerabilities of affected populations in humanitarian crises.
3. Apply strategies and best practices to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in humanitarian contexts.
4. Implement child protection measures and interventions to address the specific needs and rights of children in emergencies.
5. Advocate for and promote the integration of protection principles and practices across humanitarian sectors.
6. Understand the legal frameworks and international humanitarian law related to protection.
7. Coordinate and collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective protection responses.

Important Dates
Classroom Training Calendar 2024

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Mar 18, 2024Mar 22, 2024Mar 15, 2024USD 1000Register
Apr 22, 2024Apr 26, 2024Apr 19, 2024USD 1000Register
May 27, 2024May 31, 2024May 24, 2024USD 1000Register
Jul 01, 2024Jul 05, 2024Jun 28, 2024USD 1000Register
Aug 05, 2024Aug 09, 2024Aug 02, 2024USD 1000Register

Online Training Calendar 2024

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Feb 19, 2024Feb 23, 2024Feb 16, 2024USD 400Register
Mar 25, 2024Mar 29, 2024Mar 22, 2024USD 400Register
Apr 29, 2024May 03, 2024Apr 24, 2024USD 400Register
Jun 03, 2024Jun 07, 2024May 31, 2024USD 400Register
Jul 08, 2024Jul 12, 2024Jul 5, 2024USD 400Register

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Protection in Humanitarian Action

  • Conceptual overview of protection in humanitarian action
  • Human rights-based approach to protection
  • Key principles and frameworks guiding protection work
  • Ethical considerations and cultural sensitivity in protection activities

Module 2: Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention and Response

  • Understanding gender-based violence in humanitarian contexts
  • Prevention strategies and interventions
  • Survivor-centered approaches and support services
  • Coordination and referral mechanisms for GBV response

Module 3: Child Protection in Emergencies

  • Child protection risks and vulnerabilities in humanitarian crises
  • Child protection standards and principles
  • Child-friendly spaces and psychosocial support
  • Case management and child rights advocacy

Module 4: Legal Frameworks and International Humanitarian Law

  • Overview of international human rights law and humanitarian law
  • Protection of civilians and the rights of affected populations
  • Responsibilities of humanitarian actors under international law
  • Legal frameworks for child protection and prevention of GBV

Module 5: Integration and Coordination of Protection

  • Mainstreaming protection across humanitarian sectors
  • Interagency coordination and collaboration in protection responses
  • Advocacy and influencing for protection outcomes
  • Case studies and practical examples of protection in humanitarian action

Target Participants

This course is suitable for humanitarian workers, protection officers, program managers, social workers, human rights advocates, and individuals involved in humanitarian response and protection-related activities.


Upon successful completion of the course, all participants will be issued a certificate of completion at no extra cost.

Tailor-Made Course
We can also do this as a tailor-made course to meet organizational-specific needs. Contact us to find out more:

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