Posts tagged sexual exploitation and abuse
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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Sexual harassment and assault rife at United Nations, staff claim

January 18, 2018: The Guardian's Rebecca Ratcliffe delves into the UN's culture of impunity regarding sexual harassment and assault among UN staff. Paula Donovan, Co-Director of AIDS-Free World and its Code Blue Campaign, comments. (Photo: Shutterstock.com)

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A growing problem: U.N. peacekeepers accused of rape

October 12, 2017: Yahoo News' Michael Walsh reports on the latest allegation of sexual exploitation and abuse by a UN peacekeeper in the Central African Republic. The Code Blue Campaign's Paula Donovan comments on the enormous extent of the problem, "present in UN missions around the world." (UN Photo / Marie Frechon)

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UN: Teenage Girl Alleges Sex Abuse by Peacekeeper in CAR

October 11, 2017: A new allegation of sexual abuse by a UN peacekeeper, against a teenage girl in the Central African Republic, surfaced after Amnesty International publicly reported the allegation. AP references the Code Blue Campaign's report on leaked UN fact-finding inquiries into sexual exploitation and abuse allegations in the Central African Republic. (UN Photo / Sylvain Liechti)

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