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AFP: UNAIDS plagued by 'failed' leadership: expert report

AFP: UNAIDS plagued by 'failed' leadership: expert report

December 7, 2018: AFP’s Ben Simon reports on a new report released by an Independent Expert Panel tasked with reviewing UNAIDS’ response to sexual harassment and abuse. Code Blue’s Paula Donovan comments. (UN Photo / Isaac Billy)

Spotlight: AIDS2018: Will Amsterdam Be UNAIDS’ Last Stand?

Spotlight: AIDS2018: Will Amsterdam Be UNAIDS’ Last Stand?

July 22, 2018: In an op-ed for Section 27 and the Treatment Action Campaign’s (TAC) ‘Spotlight’, Code Blue’s Paula Donovan reveals leaked information about UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé’s plan to dismantle the agency within the year. (UN Photo / Mark Garten)

The Guardian: UN suspends key witness in alleged sexual assault inquiry

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)

Ground Up: Leading SA doctor calls for head of UN body to go

Ground Up: Leading SA doctor calls for head of UN body to go

April 26, 2018: In the weeks following revelations of gross mishandling of sexual assault and sexual harassment claims at UNAIDS, civil society organizations are speaking out against UNAIDS’ Executive Director, Michel Sidibé. (UN Photo / Rick Bajornas)

The Lancet: Claims of sexual harassment and assault threaten UN agency

The Lancet: 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)

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)

Interview with Paula Donovan: Immunity, Sexual Scandals and Peacekeeping

Interview with Paula Donovan: Immunity, Sexual Scandals and Peacekeeping

In a special issue of the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, Paula Donovan shares analysis on impunity for sexual violence and the specific problem of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeeping personnel in a June 2015 interview with Nicolas Lemay-Hébert. (Photo: davidgoldmanphoto.com)