Heeding Annan’s zero-tolerance on sex abuse, UN suspends two soldiers in Burundi

Implementing Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s policy of zero tolerance for sexual abuse by United Nations personnel, the UN mission in Burundi has suspended with immediate effect two military peacekeepers caught in the latest in a series of allegations of such wrongdoing.

UNICEF launches travel agents' code to help combat child sex tourism

With reports indicating that a quarter of international sex tourists are American, and that the number of children being exploited worldwide estimated at 2 million and growing, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today launched a code-of-conduct for the North American travel industry.