'Glib': UK criticised for failing to give to fund for survivors of UN sexual abuse

'Glib': UK criticised for failing to give to fund for survivors of UN sexual abuse
 

The UK government has come under fire from victims’ groups for failing to contribute to a UN fund for survivors of sexual exploitation and abuse by United Nations staff.
A lawyer representing the mothers of the 11 “peacekeeper babies” in Haiti said survivors of UN abuse see the UK as “very glib about supporting victims”.
The fund was set up by the secretary general in March 2016, to provide medical, legal and other support, and to “place victims at the core” of its approach. So far, 19 member states – including Canada, Australia, Italy, Norway, India, Bangladesh and Albania – have made... read more

 
13 March 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: Guardian
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