In the video below, AmplifyChange Fund Director, Rolla Khadduri, provides a brief introduction to the topic of safeguarding and what this means for AmplifyChange.
As part of its role as Fund Manager for AmplifyChange, MannionDaniels believes that everyone has the right to live free from abuse of any kind. We will not tolerate abuse in the workplace or related to any aspect of our work and this policy extends to grantees of AmplifyChange.
We recognise that abuse comes about as a result of an imbalance of power. Such power imbalances can happen anywhere, including between work colleagues. We also recognise our relative position of power in our working relationships with downstream partners (grantees) and the beneficiaries of downstream partners.
Grantees and beneficiaries in the developing world may be more vulnerable to abuse because there is not always the same safeguarding framework to protect individuals, particularly those who are most vulnerable in society.
As part of our commitment to safeguarding, we have trained our staff to assist grantees to revise or create their own safeguarding policy. We also review our grantee’s policies to ensure that they are in line with the requirements of their AmplifyChange grant, and to make sure that they are context specific and suitable for the grantee’s organisation.
In this film AmplifyChange Fund Director and MannionDaniels Safeguarding Lead, Rolla Khadduri, outlines the importance of having a safeguarding policy when working in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). We explain what we expect from you, as a grantee, for creating and maintaining a policy that is appropriate for your context and how we can support you to do this.
As part of its role as Fund Manager, MannionDaniels has engaged Expolink, a whistleblowing service provider. This is an anonymous, free-to-call and confidential service, which enables you to report your concerns.
If you would like to contact AmplifyChange regarding a serious incident concerning the safeguarding of children, vulnerable adults or any other violations, please read our Safeguarding policy and visit our Whistleblowing page to send an anonymous report.