February 27, 2018: Devex's Sophie Edwards reports on accountability gaps in the aid sector laid bare in the recent Oxfam scandal, and Code Blue's proposal for an independent Special Court Mechanism to address such abuses by UN Personnel. (Shutterstock.com)
January 15, 2018: Radio France Internationale (RFI) interviews AIDS-Free World Co-Director, Paula Donovan, about the outcome of a legal case in French courts against French 'Sangaris' soldiers accused of sexual abuse of minors in the Central African Republic.
January 15, 2018: French magistrates have dismissed a case brought against a group of French 'Sangaris' soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in the Central African Republic in 2013-2014. (UN Photo / Martine Perret)
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)
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)
January 6, 2017: The 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)
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)
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)
March 25, 2016: MINUSCA announces that it has received new information about allegations of peacekeeper sexual abuse in the Central African Republic dating back to 2014 and 2015.
Media highlights on the independent CAR Panel’s scathing report on the UN’s failure to respond to sexual abuse of children by peacekeepers. (UN Photo / Mark Garten)
December 17, 2015: The External Independent Review panel ('CAR Panel') led by Justice Marie Deschamps released its final report on the UN's response to peacekeeper sex abuse in the Central African Republic. (UN Photo / Mark Garten)
December 17, 2015: An exclusive by Colum Lynch in Foreign Policy reports that Anders Kompass, senior UN Human Rights Official, is cleared by the independent CAR Panel for his role in passing report on peacekeeper child sex abuse to the French government (UN Photo/Violaine Martin)
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.
Toronto Star: Probe of sex abuse by UN peacekeepers is long overdue: Editorial
June 25, 2015: The United Nations is finally launching a probe into its failure to protect children and women under its care from sexual abuse by some peacekeepers.
(UN Photo/Catianne Tijerina)
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