Sexual violence against female aid workers: How organizations can tackle it

Megan Nobert, who was raped while working in South Sudan, explains the endemic problem of sexual harassment and violence against female staff within the aid community, and outlines what organizations should be doing to tackle the problem.

About the author

  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards is a Reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.