Jane Connors

Sexual abuse a problem for the whole UN system: Victim’s Rights Advocate

As the UN’s first-ever Victims’ Rights Advocate, Jane Connors has to confront an uncomfortable reality: sexual abuse and exploitation – or SEA for short - carried out by UN personnel.

UN News’s Conor Lennon, spoke to Ms. Connors who said that, since then, it has become more apparent that the on-going issue of sexual abuse and exploitation goes well beyond the peacekeeping sector.

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UN Gender Focus: Voice for sexual abuse victims, men and AIDS and an award for women scientists in Nepal

UN advocate to give voice to victims of sexual exploitation and abuse

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News in Brief 07 December 2017 (AM)

Famine conditions “likely” to return in parts of South Sudan next year

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UN advocate gives voice to victims of sexual exploitation

Transforming those who have suffered sexual exploitation and abuse perpetrated by UN personnel from victims into survivors is the goal of the first-ever official appointed to advocate on their behalf.

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News in Brief 23 August 2017 (PM)

UN appoints first Victims’ Rights Advocate

The United Nations has appointed an advocate for victims of sexual exploitation and abuse.

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