This is a guide to planning the various stages of a project involving data, with sections for people starting out on a project or those already halfway through an initiative. In particular, check out the sections on closing a project successfully, including designing projects with a finite lifespan and enforcing a definitive ‘hands-off’ date (p.8). Where this […]
This guide is designed to complement existing publications that detail how to do data collection, supplementing it by incorporating protection considerations.
This guide gives practical guidance for protecting personal data in the context of migrant assistance.
Professional standards for protection work carried out by human rights and humanitarian actors in armed conflict
The Professional Standards for Protection Work are a set of minimum standards for humanitarian and human rights actors who engage in protection work, below which organizations are advised not to implement protection activities.
This paper summarizes risks associated with different types of mobile projects (p.7) and sets out five principles when designing projects (followed by specific action points that will help you to achieve them):
This briefing paper aims to enable humanitarian NGOs to conduct an informed analysis of their information management practices in the field.
This report identifies privacy legal challenges to sharing information about missing persons in the context of disaster relief work.
This guide provides tips on filming an interview with someone who has experienced sexual or gender-based violence.
This section offers guidelines that ensure at a minimum that the collection of data performed in a humanitarian setting is socially valuable, participants are treated fairly and with dignity, and the participants’ interests are protected.
This guide provides a framework to understand the level of risk inherent in any SMS-based activity, given the vulnerabilities and threats that may arise when using FrontlineSMS.