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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 2023

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June 12, 2023June 16, 2023June 7, 2023USD 980Register
July 31, 2023Aug 4, 2023July 26, 2023USD 980Register
Sept 18, 2023Sept 22, 2023Sept 14, 2023USD 980Register
Nov 6, 2023Nov 10, 2023Nov 1, 2023USD 980Register
Dec 25, 2023Dec 29, 2023Dec 21, 2023USD 980Register

Online Training Calendar 2023

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May 29, 2023June 2, 2023May 26, 2023USD 350 / KES 30000Register
July 17, 2023July 21, 2023July 14, 2023USD 350 / KES 30000Register
Sept 4, 2023Sept 8, 2023Sept 1, 2023USD 350 / KES 30000Register
Oct 23, 2023Oct 27, 2023Oct 18, 2023USD 350 / KES 30000Register
Dec 11, 2023Dec 15, 2023Dec 7, 2023USD 350 / KES 30000Register

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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