Policy at the CARE International Members, Candidates and Affiliates level

In addition, each CARE Members, Affiliate and Candidate, and CARE International Country Office following the global CARE International Safeguarding Policy:  Protection from Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse, and Child Abuse, they also follow the CI Safeguarding Codes of Conduct. CARE Members, Affiliates and Candidates may have further policies and codes of conduct relating to other forms of misconduct and harassment which apply to their employees.

All CARE staff, partners and related personnel employed in emergencies are required to understand and sign the CARE International Safeguarding Policy and the code of conduct as part of their employment agreements.  Violations of these policies are treated as serious misconduct and can result in disciplinary measures, including dismissal.