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DRC: 480 complaints of sexual abuse against peacekeepers
(Koaci.com-) 480 complaints of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse were recorded against peacekeepers of the UN between 2008 and 2013, according to a UN report.
In total, some 480 complaints from us and operation were housed against peacekeepers Search peacekeepers between 2008 and 2013, one third of the children concerned. The majority of these complaints is the missions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Haiti and South Sudan.
In these countries, peacekeepers Search peacekeepers would exchange money, jewelry, perfume, cell phones and many other goods against sexual favors, despite a formal ban maintain such relationships.
Women interviewed by the United Nations have reported being motivated by hunger, poverty and the desire to improve their living conditions.