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Yahoo: A growing problem: U.N. peacekeepers accused of rape

Yahoo: A growing problem: U.N. peacekeepers accused of rape

October 12, 2017: Yahoo News' Michael Walsh reports on the latest allegation of sexual exploitation and abuse by a UN peacekeeper in the Central African Republic. Code Blue's Paula Donovan comments on the enormous extent of the problem, "present in UN missions around the world." (UN Photo / Marie Frechon)

AP: UN: Teenage girl alleges sex abuse by peacekeeper in CAR

AP: UN: Teenage girl alleges sex abuse by peacekeeper in CAR

October 11, 2017: A new allegation of sexual abuse by a UN peacekeeper, against a teenage girl in the Central African Republic, surfaced after Amnesty International publicly reported the allegation. AP references the Code Blue Campaign's report on leaked UN fact-finding inquiries into sexual exploitation and abuse allegations in the Central African Republic. (UN Photo / Sylvain Liechti)

AP: UN: Republic of Congo to Pull Troops From CAfrica Republic

AP: UN: Republic of Congo to Pull Troops From CAfrica Republic

June 21, 2017: The UN has announced that the Republic of Congo is withdrawing its peacekeeping troops from the Central African Republic, following allegations of sexual abuse. AP reports on the Code Blue Campaign's statement regarding the withdrawal. (UN Photo / Marie Frechon)

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)

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)

The Guardian: UN inquiry into CAR abuse claims identifies 41 troops as suspects

The Guardian: UN inquiry into CAR abuse claims identifies 41 troops as suspects

December 5, 2016: The Guardian's Sandra Laville reports on the conclusion of the UN's investigation into allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers in the Central African Republic dating back to 2014-2015. Code Blue's Paula Donovan comments on the 'flawed system' currently in place at the United Nations' and calls for the establishment of special courts to better deal with sexual abuse allegations against peacekeepers. (UN Photo / Basile Zoma)