The Sexual Predators Among Peacekeepers
A recent investigation by the Associated Press reveals that, between 2004 and 2016, the UN received almost 2,000 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse against its peacekeepers.
Al Jazeera, 3 August 2017
UN peacekeepers are sent to the most war-ravaged countries on Earth, ostensibly to help them transition to peace. But some stand accused of committing crimes against the very… Read more »
United Nations peacekeepers from the Republic of Congo (file photo).
Al Jazeera, 2 August 2017
UN peacekeepers are sent to the most war-ravaged countries on Earth, ostensibly to help them transition to peace. Read more »
PR Newswire, 24 July 2017
Foreign Office Minister Tariq Ahmad delivered a speech in Ghana on Global Peacekeeping Reform at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre. Read more »
The proposals by the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres includes cutting payments to countries that fail to investigate sex abuse accusations against their troops. Read more »
Claims of "transactional sex and sex with minors" have been reported by the United Nations military mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more »