As an organisation, Asian Aid recognises that any form of child abuse is unacceptable, and we are committed to empowering our staff to ensure they are competent and well supported in meeting their protection responsibilities.
Asian Aid Organisation (AAO) does not tolerate sexual exploitation, abuse or harassment (SEAH) of any kind. This applies to our own organisation and extends to all partners organisations, the institutions they have either under their direct management or with whom they cooperate, all organisations, companies, institutions, non-government and government partners AAO has a relationship with and our supporters and Board of Management.
The Child Safe Code of Conduct aims to protect children and reduce any opportunities for child abuse to occur. The Code provides a high level statement of professional boundaries, ethical behaviour and acceptable and unacceptable relationships for Asian Aid representatives. It operates in conjunction with other Asian Aid policies relating to minimum standards of behaviour and conduct, the Contract of Employment or Contract for Services.
Asian Aid believes that every child and person has the right to be protected from abuse, neglect, violence and exploitation. Asian Aid treats all concerns raised in regards to Child Safeguarding and Sexual, Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (SEAH) seriously and commits to respond accordingly.
Asian Aid is committed to best practice in governance and compliance and coherent demonstration of behaviours consistent with our Values by those who represent Asian Aid.
Asian Aid is committed to achieving the highest standard we can in every area of our work and to continuous improvement. This applies especially to delivery of services, seeking donations and accountability to stakeholders generally. We value all complaints, and are committed to working according to or above the standard required by the Code of Conduct of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID). Receiving concerns and complaints is one of the most important avenues for learning what we need to do to improve our work.
We are committed to protecting your privacy and the information you entrust us with. That’s why it is important to us that you are confident about how we will use your information.
Asian Aid Organisation is committed to accountability and transparency. our work and accountable to our stakeholders and community. We are committed to the principles of good governance and accountable conduct. We will provide timely, relevant, and accurate information in an accessible format to all our stakeholder.
This policy is intended to permit Asian Aid and its Directors to identify, evaluate and address any real, potential or apparent conflicts of interest that might in fact or in appearance, call into question their duty of undivided loyalty to Asian Aid.
The Code of Conduct (‘Code’) relates to Asian Aid Organisation LTD (AAO) and, where relevant, operates in conjunction with other policies relating to minimum standards of behaviour and conduct, the Contract of Employment or Contract for Services.
This statement is intended as a summary of the official organisational position on non-development activities as they relate to the work of Asian Aid.
Asian Aid is committed to the prevention of financial wrongdoing and managing all donor funds with honesty, transparency, and accountability in our financial operations. Asian Aid commits to minimise the risk that funds or resources managed by Asian Aid are misused to support the actions of individuals and organisations associated with financial wrongdoing or terrorism.
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) is the coordinating body for non-government overseas aid and development organisations in Australia.
Asian Aid has developed this website to tell our story of giving hope to people in need. We also seek to empower you with tools and resources to become advocates for the rights of disadvantaged people and communities.