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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)

BBC Focus on Africa: Paula Donovan speaks on outcome of French investigations into peacekeeper sexual abuse in CAR

BBC Focus on Africa: Paula Donovan speaks on outcome of French investigations into peacekeeper sexual abuse in CAR

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)

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)