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UN impunity for sexual abuse in CAR is indicative of a larger problem

For a few years, allegations of sexual abuse by United Nations peacekeepers around the world have been surfacing. One country where the problem has seemed particularly rampant is the Central African Republic (CAR), particularly as allegations have continually surfaced for the past year. This article discusses one of the most recent cases, in which a peacekeeper tied four girls up and forced them to have sex with a dog. Women and girls from CAR have endured many such gruesome scenarios at the hands of the peacekeepers who are meant to protect them and it is only after a whole year of accusations that the United Nations has begun to take action. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. The UN’s Good vs. Bad Narrative Clears the Way for Sexual Violence and Impunity Maya Goodfellow, Media […]

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