Is the UN finally taking some action?

Let’s hope so. A UN spokesperson announced yesterday that there has been a number of U.N. peacekeepers that have sexually abused and exploited local women in Liberia, where they were stationed to protect them. Old news, my friend.
The official speaking on a condition of anonymity said that the number of total allegations could reach up to twenty. “The allegations range from the exchange of goods, money or services for sex to the sexual exploitation of minors. The peacekeeping department here in New York as well as the mission on the ground are taking appropriate follow-up action.”
We’ll see about that. These atrocities have been continuing for so long and near to nothing has been done about it. If you want to take some action, click here.
Here’s some other posts on the UN and violence against women in war:
What’s (Not) Being Done in the Sudan
UN’s Inadequate Response to Gender-Based Violence
Report Released on Women and War
Sexual Assault and the UN (AGAIN)

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