Welcome to Why Data Rights Matter

This course was developed by Oxfam. It is also available in French, Spanish and Arabic.

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 Is this course for me?
This course will give you an overview of why Data Rights is so important to humanitarian and development work.

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 How will I benefit from this course?

Processing, using and sharing data form an essential part of our work. Mishandling data can have serious consequences for those concerned, for ourselves and for our organizations. This course gives you:

  • an overview of why Data Rights is so important to humanitarian and development work
  • practical modules related to the responsible data lifecycle
  • links to other Data Rights related resources

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 How long will it take?
 This course should take you around 20 to 40 minutes to complete.

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 How much does it cost?
 This course is free!

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 Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes - you will be able to download a certificate once you have have completed all of the modules within the course and provided feedback.

The word START and a question mark in a circle How do I start?
 Scroll to the top of the page and click on the       Join course       button. This will take you through to the course content. You don't need to complete the course in one go - you can always continue later from where you left off.

Data protection and consent

This course is administered by the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP). This means that CaLP will be able to see the name that you use on Kaya and any professional information that you have provided. This data will be anonymised before it is used for any analysis or reporting purposes. If you have any questions about this, please email training@calpnetwork.org