UN Gender Focus: UN Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

This week we have an exclusive in-depth interview focusing on sexual exploitation and abuse. The UN has described abuse allegations made against people serving the organization and others as “sickening” and has pledged thorough investigations while also offering support to victims.

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Usage patterns to help in prevention of drug abuse by women

A study into drug usage patterns will help in the prevention of abuse amongst women, according to a senior United Nations official.

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States "failing to help children survive torture"

States are not doing enough to help the recovery of children and families who've fled conflict and experienced torture and other ill-treatment, a UN event for victims of abuse has heard.

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"Protectors" can’t be allowed to become "predators"

United Nations peacekeepers can’t be allowed to become sexual predators, said the UN field support chief on Friday.

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