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Fox: Is UNICEF helping all the child victims of peacekeeper sex abuse?

Fox: Is UNICEF helping all the child victims of peacekeeper sex abuse?

April 18, 2017: After new details emerged about what happened to children who were sexually abused by UN peacekeeping personnel and French Sangaris troops in the Central African Republic, George Russel spoke to a UNICEF spokesperson, who carefully pushed back on claims that the UN neglected victims of abuse. The Code Blue Campaign's Paula Donovan commented on the fundamental conflict of interest faced by the UN in dealing with sexual exploitation and abuse claims.  (UN Photo / Marie Frechon)

IPS: Survivors of Sex Abuse Say UN Neglected Them

IPS: Survivors of Sex Abuse Say UN Neglected Them

April 14, 2017: IPS' Tharanga Yakupitiyage reports from the Code Blue Campaign press conference, detailing new reports of the UN's mishandling of its response to sexual exploitation and abuse allegations in the Central African Republic. (UN Photo / Staton Winter)

The New York Times: No Charges in Sexual Abuse Case Involving French Peacekeepers

The New York Times: No Charges in Sexual Abuse Case Involving French Peacekeepers

January 6, 2017The New York Times reports on the decision by a panel of French judges, not to bring charges against French 'Sangaris' soldiers accused of having sexually abused children while on serving in a peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.  In this article, reporter Benoît Morenne cites AIDS-Free World's role in publicly exposing the case in April 2015 and Code Blue's Paula Donovan comments on the dropped charges. (UN Photo / Martine Perret)

BBC Focus on Africa: Paula Donovan speaks on outcome of French investigations into peacekeeper sexual abuse in CAR

BBC Focus on Africa: Paula Donovan speaks on outcome of French investigations into peacekeeper sexual abuse in CAR

January 4, 2017: Earlier this week, media reported that there had been no indictments following a lengthy investigation into peacekeeper sexual abuse by French soldiers in the Central African Republic. Paula Donovan, co-director of AIDS-Free World and the Code Blue Campaign, spoke about the investigations with the BBC's Focus on Africa. (DavidGoldmanPhotography.com)

Media highlights: New reports of peacekeeper sexual abuse

Media highlights: New reports of peacekeeper sexual abuse

April 1, 2016: A selection of media highlights following AIDS-Free World's revelation of shocking new allegations of child sexual abuse by UN and non-UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. (UN Photo / Marco Dormino)

Envoyé Spécial: “Central African Republic – scandal in the French Army?”

Envoyé Spécial: “Central African Republic – scandal in the French Army?”

On October 1st, France2 TV's weekly newsmagazine, Envoyé Spécial aired an investigative report on sexual abuse by French peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. Journalist Pierre Monégier travelled to CAR to learn more and went to Cambodia to speak with the UN human rights officer who took the initial reports of abuse.