Children as young as six are being sexually abused by peacekeepers and aid workers, says a leading UK charity.
Children in post-conflict areas are being abused by the very people drafted into such zones to help look after them, says Save the Children.
After research in Ivory Coast, southern Sudan and Haiti, the charity proposed an international watchdog be set up.
A 13-year-old girl, “Elizabeth” described to the BBC how 10 UN peacekeepers gang-raped her in a field near her Ivory Coast home.
Elizabeth tells her story to the BBC
“I was terrified. Then they just left me there bleeding.”
No action has been taken against the soldiers.
The report also found that aid workers have been sexually abusing boys and girls. Continue Reading..
Tell me something that I didn’t already suspect a long time ago….
An international watch dog needs to be set up, but I doubt it will be. Come tomorrow this will all be forgotten, swept under the carpet…. 😦
Sick, depraved bastards!
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