15 reports of sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers so far this year

Reports of sexual abuse within UN Peacekeeping Operations seem to be on the decline according to figures released by the UN's Departments of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Field Support (DFS) on Monday.

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During the first quarter of 2011 there were DPKO reported a total of 15 allegations, of which 4 of them concerned minors.

In comparison, during the same period last year there were 24 allegations, 10 of which involved minors.



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