Another UN Entity, Another Sex Scandal

October 9, 2019: Yet another United Nations entity—this time the World Food Programme (WFP)—is engulfed in a sexual abuse scandal. An independent survey found WFP to be a cesspool of harassment, discrimination against women and minorities, abuse of authority, and retaliation. AIDS-Free World’s Code Blue Campaign issues a call—once again—for independent oversight. (UN Photo / Logan Abassi)

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The Crisis at UNRWA Cries Out for Independent Oversight

August 1, 2019: In a new statement, AIDS-Free World’s Code Blue Campaign criticizes the UN for its failure to address the crisis at UNRWA and calls on Member States to intervene by creating an independent oversight panel. (UN Photo / Shareef Sarhan)

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A Record of Shame: Burundi Does Not Belong in UN Peacekeeping

July 16, 2019: In a new letter to the UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, AIDS-Free World and its Code Blue Campaign call on the UN to repatriate Burundian peacekeepers serving in the Central African Republic, ending a deployment that earns the brutal and autocratic regime millions of dollars and puts innocent civilians at risk. (UN Photo / Marco Dormino)

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Newly published research assesses impact of former Gambian dictator's fraudulent HIV cure

June 12, 2019: In newly published research in the Health and Human Rights Journal, AIDS-Free World’s Sarah Bosha and researchers from the Eck Institute and the University of the Gambia assess the impact of former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh’s fraudulent HIV cure. (UN Photo / Amanda Voisard)

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Child Marriage is Child Labour

June 11, 2019: Each year on June 12, the International Labour Organization (ILO) commemorates the World Day Against Child Labour to focus global attention on the extent of child labour and the actions needed to eliminate it. We urge the ILO to direct its focus on SDG Target 5.3, which calls for the elimination of "all harmful practices, such as child, early, and forced marriage." For the truth is obvious: Child marriage is child labour within the ILO's own definition. (UN Photo / Martine Perret)

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Stat News: India should heed a teenager’s historic fight for lifesaving tuberculosis treatment

March 24, 2019: In an Op-ed in Stat News on World Tuburculosis Day 2019, AIDS-Free World’s Stephen Lewis and Dr. Jennifer Furin recount the heroic battle of Shreya Tripathi of India, a teenager who was denied life-saving treatment for tuberculosis until it was too late. (Photo: Marine Simon / AFP / Getty Images)

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Why is the United Nations Financing Crimes Against Humanity in Burundi?

March 19, 2019: Code Blue: The UN pays more than $13 million a year to Burundi for 767 peacekeepers, giving a government under investigation for crimes against humanity vital support for its campaign of mass rape and murder. (UN Photo / Martine Perret)

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An Apology and a Promise: Inuit and Tuberculosis

March 8, 2019: After years of pressure from Inuit in Nunavut, the Prime Minister of Canada has finally apologized for the Federal Government's historical mistreatment of Inuit with tuberculosis.

(Photo: Inuit aboard CGS C.D. Howe, a ship that brought those diagnosed with tuberculosis to sanatoriums in southern Canada. Wilfrid Doucette / National Film Board of Canada / Library and Archives Canada).

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UNAIDS Suppressing Independent Report into Sex Abuse, Mismanagement

December 3, 2018: AIDS-Free World has learned that the leadership of UNAIDS is actively working to suppress a report produced by an Independent Expert Panel (IEP) appointed to look into sexual harassment, bullying, and abuse of power at the UN agency. (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)

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Toronto Star: Safer pharmaceuticals needed for multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis

September 25, 2018: In an Op-ed in the Toronto Star on the eve of the UN’s first High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, AIDS-Free World’s Stephen Lewis and Georgia White appeal for safer drugs to battle multi-drug-resistant TB. (Photo: ©AIDS-Free World)

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Politics, Hate Speech and Violence against Women: Mugabe's lasting legacy for Zimbabwean politics

August 31, 2018: AIDS-Free World’s Sarah Bosha examines the deeply ingrained relationship between politics and violence against women in Zimbabwe. (Photo: WikiCommons)

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UK Report Offers No Systemic Solutions to UN Sex Abuse Crisis

July 31, 2018: Read the Code Blue Campaign’s statement on the UK Parliament’s International Development Committee’s new report, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the Aid Sector. (UN Photo / Staton Winter)

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Girls Count; Count Girls

June 12, 2018 — On this World Day Against Child Labour, we remember the millions of girls in child “marriages” who have been missing for decades from global statistics and told by the international community that their forced labour doesn’t count. (Photo: Alexandra Lande / Shutterstock.com)

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Legal action filed against Gambian ex-dictator

May 31, 2018: Three survivors of Yahya Jammeh’s fraudulent and destructive HIV and AIDS “treatment programme” have filed a legal action in the High Court of The Gambia, suing the former Gambian president, seeking financial damages for harm suffered and a declaration from the High Court that their human rights were violated. (UN Photo / Joshua Kristal)

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Zero Accountability for UNAIDS Sex Abuse Crisis

May 4, 2018: This week the UN announced that it would “reopen” the case against Loures, this time with the UN’s New York-based Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) as investigators and the Director-General of the World Health Organization as the judge. In a new statement, Code Blue cries foul. We believe WHO’s Internal Oversight Service must become the subject of a new investigation, UNAIDS management must also be investigated, and, most important, Member States must monitor the investigations in real-time. (UN Photo / Manuel Elias)

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UN reopens botched UNAIDS sexual assault investigation

April 27, 2018: Code Blue’s Paula Donovan and Stephen Lewis react to UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ decision to open a new OIOS investigation into sexual assault and sexual harassment claims against UNAIDS Assistant-Secretary-General Luiz Loures. (UN Photo / JC McIlwaine)

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