Denouncing sex abuse by UN troops not enough, says envoy

Jane Hall Lute, Special Coordinator on Improving United Nations Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. UN Photo/Mark Garten

Denouncing sexual abuse by international peacekeeping forces is not enough, the UN must respond quickly to help the victims and help render justice.

That's according to a senior UN official in charge of improving the United Nations response to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA).

The Central African Republic has a history of military coups and rebellion has been plagued by sectarian violence between two opposing groups for the past three years.

Jocelyne Sambira has the story.

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