Developing safeguarding policies,procedures and guidance
GCPS works with you to identify safeguarding risks in your organisation and supports the development of robust safeguarding measures to ensure you are meeting your protection responsibilities through: Developing safeguarding policies, procedures and guidance; Training, learning and capacity building.
ChildFund International is a child development organization based in the United States that provides assistance to deprived, excluded and vulnerable children in 30 countries, including the United States.
GCPS supported development of comprehensive child safeguarding policy and procedures, including Counter-Trafficking in Persons policy and plans, to address risks associated with all aspects of its operations. These include safe recruitment procedures, operating standards for all business units and self-audit processes and guidance.
GCPS has also developed a range of training and awareness-raising measures, including webinars and e-learning modules to support roll out and implementation of the policy and associated measures to all staff globally.
Girl Effect (formerly Girl Hub – a DFID/Nike Foundation project) asked GCPS Director, Paul Nolan, to be embedded in the organisation in order to work closely with the team in developing a full suite of girl safeguarding policies, procedures and guidance. Paul was involved in integrating safeguards into all business processes and delivered training to staff in Rwanda, as well as working with groups of adolescent girls to identify and address risks in programme activities.