Selected reports on peacekeeping and sexual violence

Note: the views expressed in the reports below do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Code Blue campaign

Asian Centre for Human Rights. 2014, June. Bangladesh: Sending Death Squads to Keep the UN’s Peace. http://www.achrweb.org/reports/DPKO-Bangladesh.pdf

Boom, Rembert. 2015, 24 November. Impunity of Military Peacekeepers: Will the UN Start Naming and Shaming Troop Contributing Countries? American Society of International Law (19:25). https://www.asil.org/insights/volume/19/issue/25/impunity-military-peacekeepers-will-un-start-naming-and-shaming-troop

Boom, Rembert. 2016, 27 July. Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in UN Peacekeeping: Can the General Assembly Unite Against Impunity of Military Peacekeepers? American Society of International Law (20:13). https://www.asil.org/insights/volume/20/issue/13/special-measures-protection-sexual-exploitation-and-abuse-un

Burke, Róisín. 2012. ‘Troop-Discipline and Sexual Offences by UN Military Peacekeepers: The UN’s Response — Moving Beyond the Current Status Quo?” Working Paper No. 1.5, Strengthening the rule of law through the United Nations Security Council Workshop paper series, Centre for International Governance and Justice. http://regnet.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/Roisine_Burke_1.5_0.pdf

Csàky, Corinna. 2008. No One to Turn To: The Under-Reporting of Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by Aid Workers and Peacekeepers. London: Save the Children Fund. www.savethechildren.org.uk/sites/default/files/docs/No_One_to_Turn_To_1.pdf

Durch, William J. et al. 2009. Improving Criminal Accountability in United Nations Peace Operations. Stimson Center Report No. 65.
http://www.stimson.org/images/uploads/research-pdfs/Improving_Criminal_Accountability_June2009.pdf

Ferstman, Carla. 2013. Criminalizing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by Peacekeepers. USIP Special Report, 335. http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR335-Criminalizing%20Sexual%20Exploitation%20and%20Abuse%20by%20Peacekeepers.pdf

Human Rights Watch. 2014, September 8. “‘The Power These Men Have Over Us’: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by African Union Forces in Somalia.” http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/09/08/somalia-sexual-abuse-african-union-soldiers

Human Rights Watch. 2002, November. Hopes Betrayed: Trafficking of Women and Girls to Post-Conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina for Forced Prostitution. Volume 14, Number 9 (D). http://www.hrw.org/reports/2002/bosnia/Bosnia1102.pdf

Jennings, Kathleen M. 2008. Protecting Whom? Approaches to sexual exploitation and abuse in UN peacekeeping operations. Fafo.  http://www.fafo.no/media/com_netsukii/20078.pdf

Lutz, Catherine, Matthew Gutmann and Keith Brown. 2009. Conduct and Discipline in UN Peacekeeping Operations: Culture, Political Economy and Gender. Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper. Report submitted to the Conduct and Discipline Unit, United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations. 
http://www.watsoninstitute.org/images_news/un_report_2009_10_19.pdf

Martin, Sarah. 2005. Must Boys Be Boys? Ending Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in UN Peacekeeping Missions. Refugees International. http://www.effectivepeacekeeping.org/sites/effectivepeacekeeping.org/files/04/05_MustBoys.pdf

Mendelson, Sarah E. 2005, February. Barracks and Brothels: Peacekeepers and Human Trafficking in the Balkans. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). http://csis.org/files/media/csis/pubs/0502_barracksbrothels.pdf

Spees, Pam. February 2004. Gender Justice and Accountability in Peace Support Operations: Closing the Gaps. International Alert. http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/8140CF65A84B5135C1256E7B0054B6A9-gender_justice_accountability_peace_operations.pdf

Stern, Jenna. February 2015. Reducing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in UN Peacekeeping: Ten Years After the Zeid Report. Stimson Center: Civilians in Conflict, Policy Brief No. 1 http://www.stimson.org/images/uploads/research-pdfs/Policy-Brief-Sexual-Abuse-Feb-2015-WEB.pdf