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)
June 7, 2016: Anders Kompass, the UN official who exposed the sexual abuse of children by French and African peacekeepers in the Central African Republic, is to resign in protest over what he sees as the organisation’s failure to hold its senior officials to account. (UN Photo / Violaine Martin)
January 29, 2016: An initial summary of media highlights following the UN's announcement of new allegations of peacekeeper sexual violence in the Central African Republic, involving both UN and non-UN troops. (UN Photo / Marco Dormino)
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.