Ethical And Safety Recommendations For Researching Documenting And Monitoring Sexual Violence In Emergencies

The scope of this guide is to provide Information about sexual violence in emergency settings. This may be collected for a number of reasons and/or to support various activities including: \n-needs assessments and situation analyses; \n-to provide testimonies for human rights documentation and/or \n-for criminal justice purposes; \n- human rights monitoring and protection; \n- research on sexual violence in emergencies; \n- to document incidence of sexual violence in the context of providing direct services for survivors; \n- monitoring and evaluation of interventions; and \n- health surveys (especially those focusing on reproductive health or HIV/AIDS).