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Code Blue Campaign Launched to Prevent UN Impunity

Recently, the United Nations has come under fire once again for covering up instances of sexual abuse by its peacekeepers, this time French troops in the Central African Republic. When the UN suspended the official who leaked the report for allegedly breaking protocol, many were outraged. Now, AIDS-Free World and other advocates have launched a campaign to try to prevent such scenarios by limiting peacekeeper immunity. As one advocate for this campaign, Code Blue, explained “When immunity becomes an excuse for impunity, it’s time to change the system.” Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. EXPERT PANEL DRAWS UP INTERNATIONAL CODE IN RESPONSE TO REPORTED PEACEKEEPER SEXUAL ABUSE Jennifer James, Social Good Moms May 13, 2015 An international expert panel of leaders convened today in New York City to launch the Code Blue campaign demanding […]

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