Posted by in News on March 25, 2019

Africa: UN Discloses Rise in Sex Abuse Cases, Ascribes It to Better Reporting

UN: There was a significant rise in reports of sexual exploitation and abuse involving United Nations staff and affiliates last year, the U.N. said in a report on Monday, ascribing the increase largely to an improved atmosphere and oversight.

Just over 200 people reported sexual violence and exploitation at the hands of U.N. staff and personnel in 2018, said the report issued by the U.N. secretary-general’s office.

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Source: Thomas Reuters Foundation

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