- March 4 -

World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation

The sexual exploitation and abuse of beneficiaries by humanitarian workers first came to public attention with the release of a report in February 2002 of a joint assessment mission looking into the issue. The joint mission made up of UNHCR-SCFUK personnel reported that refugee children in Guinea,...

World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation

The sexual exploitation and abuse of beneficiaries by humanitarian workers first came to public attention with the release of a report in February 2002 of a joint assessment mission looking into the issue. The joint mission made up of UNHCR-SCFUK personnel reported that refugee children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have been subjected to sexual abuse and exploitation, reportedly by employees of national and international NGOs, UNHCR and other UN bodies. Humanitarian agencies responded almost immediately with measures designed to prevent further abuse, setting up an interagency task force to which had the objective of strengthening and enhancing the protection and care of women and children in situations of humanitarian crisis and conflict. In 2008, there are signs that sexual exploitation and abuse of beneficiaries not only is continuing but is under-reported.
Let us be the Change!! Do not let this happen around you.
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http://www.rede-verde.org/index.php?option=com_jcalpro&Itemid=1&extmode=view&extid=336&lang=en

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