Victims Rights Advocate

‘Many challenges to overcome’ at UN, in fight against abuse: victims’ advocate

The UN is committed to recognizing the rights of victims of sexual exploitation by UN personnel but, when it comes to preventing and responding to abuse, there is a still “a long way to go, and many challenges to overcome,” says the UN’s first-ever Victims’ Rights Advocate Jane Connors.

News in Brief 07 December 2017 (AM)

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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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