More support needed for victims of sexual abuse by UN personnel

More support needed for victims of sexual abuse by UN personnel

Although measures to support victims of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) committed by UN personnel are proving effective, there is still room to do more, the senior official leading these efforts told journalists in New York on Friday.

Category: Environment. Source: un.org.

 

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