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Reuters: Haitian women press for recognition from U.N. peacekeeper fathers

Reuters: Haitian women press for recognition from U.N. peacekeeper fathers

June 1, 2017: As the UN Mission in Haiti prepares its drawdown, Reuters interviews Haitian women who have yet to receive support and answers on outstanding paternity claims against UN peacekeepers. Code Blue's Sharanya Kanikkannan points to a glaring accountability gap. (UN Photo / Logan Abassi)

Op-Ed: New UN Secretary-General must commit to accountability

Op-Ed: New UN Secretary-General must commit to accountability

August 28, 2016: In an Op-Ed for Al Jazeera, Lauren Caraskic, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at Western New England University School of Law, calls on candidates for Secretary-General to "commit to accountability." (UN Photo / Evan Schneider) 

UN criticised for failure to pursue rape allegations against staff

UN criticised for failure to pursue rape allegations against staff

Sept.18, 2015: The Guardian reports on AIDS-Free World's efforts to find out what happened in numerous cases of peacekeeper sexual exploitation and abuse as part of the Code Blue Campaign. The inquiry found that two thirds of the internal UN probes into alleged peacekeepers rapes were not passed on to national courts.