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Executive summary of the UK civilian experts' visit to Bangladesh to analyse the sexual and gender based violence affecting the Rohingya refugee community.


Two experts from the UK’s Deployable Civilian Expert roster visited Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh from 14 to 21 November. They assessed the needs of refugees in the Rohingya community who have been subjected to sexual and gender based violence.

This executive summary outlines their findings and includes 10 recommendations for future government response.

18 May 2018 description

While several humanitarian organisations are working to mainstream CwC in their programme designs in Bangladesh, it is undeniable that the advantages of CwC can be realised at a much greater scale if this can be sensitised and mainstreamed across the private sector in Bangladesh.

This scoping study looked at the activities already being carried out by private sector organisations in response to disasters and examined the scope for mainstreaming CwC in their future CSR activities and disaster response design?

15 May 2018 description


“Evidence is crucial to successful policymaking. However, in many low and middle-income countries, policy makers lack the capacity to effectively access, appraise and apply research when making decisions.”

This was the starting assumption behind the Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence (BCURE) programme – a £15.7 million initiative funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) from 2013–17. This report presents the findings of the three-year realist evaluation of BCURE.

Published 15 May 2018

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18 Apr 2018 description
job Closing date: 28 May 2018 Department for International Development

Summary of the role

DFID South Sudan are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic South Sudanese Policy Officer to join the Humanitarian and Livelihoods Team. The post holder should have experience and knowledge in the fields of food security, livelihoods, resilience and/or economic security programming. But equally importantly should be intellectual curiosity, flexibility and a keenness to learn.