Posts tagged sexual assault
The Guardian: Survivors of Yahya Jammeh's bogus Aids cure sue former Gambian leader

June 1, 2018: The Guardian’s Saikou Jammeh and Ruth Maclean interviewed Combeh Gaye, the lawyer for the three survivors of Yahya Jammeh’s destructive HIV ‘treatment programme’, who filed a legal action against the former dictator on May 31st. (Photo: ©AIDS-Free World)

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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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CNN: Top United Nations official 'forced himself on me,' employee says

March 30, 2018: In an exclusive interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, a United Nations staff member, Martina Brostrom spoke publicly about allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment against UN assistant secretary general, Dr. Luiz Loures, (UNAIDS). Code Blue's Paula Donovan, who brought Ms. Brostrom's appeal to CNN, makes the case for an, "external neutral, and independent body" to handle such allegations.

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Foreign Policy: How U.N. Sexual Assault Investigations Die in Darkness

March 8, 2018: Foreign Policy's Lauren Wolfe examines leaked reports on the mishandling of a sexual assault investigation in UNAIDS, revealing the UN's faulty investigative standards and a deep-rooted culture of impunity when it comes to sexual harassment and sexual assault. (UN Photo / Milton Grant)

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The Guardian: UN 'grossly mishandled' inquiry into alleged sexual assault, say campaigners

February 7, 2018: The Guardian's Rebecca Ratcliffe reports on an open letter to the UN Secretary-General sent by AIDS-Free World's Code Blue Campaign, detailing the gross mishandling of an investigation of alleged sexual assault and harassment by a high-ranking official at UNAIDS. (UN Photo / Kim Haughton)

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