OVRA

I have the right

Rights. Dignity. Respect

Introducing a victim-centred approach to assist and support victims of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment. Prioritizing the rights of victims represents a fundamental change in the UN’s approach to dealing with this issue. Instead of focusing on conduct and discipline issues and the protection of the Organization’s reputation, the emphasis is now on those who have been harmed and their need to be protected and have their needs met.

A victim-centred approach refers to a systematic way of engaging with victim(s) that puts the rights and dignity of victims, as well as their safety, well-being and security, at the forefront of all efforts to prevent and respond to sexual harassment (SH) and sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA).

What did we do?   Scriptwriting   •   Film production   •   Film editing

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.

– Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Using the stories of real victims, we crafted a simple, sensitive and impactful script that foregrounded the rights of victims and the dignity they desire to rebuild lives. Production was in a blackout studio, using actors. The film was shot on the Mavo Edge 8K camera and the Fujinon 50-135mm MK lens.

The film enables United Nations staff, related personnel, and implementing partners to gain a better understanding of the rights of victims and the meaning of a victim-centred approach. This includes their responsibilities in ensuring that victims of sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and sexual abuse have access to dedicated and timely assistance and support in a manner that is non-discriminatory, gender, and child-sensitive.

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