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New Report on Prolific Sexual Abuse by Peacekeepers in Haiti

More information has come out about UN peacekeepers sexually abusing those they are meant to serve, this time in Haiti. A new report by the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services includes interviews with 231 people who were allegedly forced to perform sexual acts in exchange for basic needs like medication and food. The report’s official release is expected this month. Read more about this below. Click HERE for the full text. UN peacekeepers sexually abused hundreds of Haitian women & girls – report RT News June 10, 2015 UN peacekeepers deployed in Haiti engaged in “transactional” sexual relationships for food and medicine with over 200 women and underage girls, a draft report seen by the Associated Press suggests, noting that many cases of abuse remain underreported. According to a new UN Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) report obtained by […]

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