Posts tagged sexual abuse
Reuters: All underage marriage is child labour - campaigner

June 27, 2018: “All underage marriage should be considered a form of child labour as young brides face abuse and are made to perform domestic work.” Thomson Reuters Foundation reports on AIDS-Free World’s Child Marriage is Child Labour campaign. (Photo: Shutterstock.com)

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AP: UN's AIDS agency reopens sex harassment case amid criticism

April 30, 2018: AP reports the UN’s decision to reopen an investigation in sexual harassment claims at UNAIDS. Code Blue’s Paula Donovan explains the need for a Temporary Independent Oversight Panel to monitor UN investigations and decision-making on sexual offenses. (UN Photo / John Isaac)

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The Guardian: UN suspends key witness in alleged sexual assault inquiry

April 30, 2018: The country director for UNAIDS in Ethiopia, a key witness in the sexual assault investigation involving UNAIDS’ Luiz Loures, has been suspended after giving evidence to support claims against Loures. Code Blue’s Paula Donovan calls the move “pure intimidation tactics”. (UN Photo / Manuel Elias)

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CNN: UN reopens sexual assault investigation into top official Luiz Loures

April 27, 2018: The United Nations will reopen an investigation into allegations of sexual assault by the former Deputy Executive Director of UNAIDS, Luiz Loures, after the original inquiry, criticized as "deeply flawed" by his accuser, cleared him earlier this year. (UN Photo / JC McIlwaine)

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The Lancet Special Report: Claims of sexual harassment and assault threaten UN agency

April 17, 2018: In a special in-depth report, The Lancet's John Zarocostas reports on the mishandling of sexual harassment and assault claims at UNAIDS, and mounting pressure on its Executive Director. Code Blue's Paula Donovan remarks on the UN's flawed internal system and calls for Temporary Independent Oversight Panel to closely monitor and evaluate, in real time, the UN’s response to individual allegations of sexualised offences. (Photo: WikiCommons)

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