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French soldiers accused of sexual abuse : EUFOR RCA

French soldiers are accused of sexually abusing children in the center at Bangui airport, Central African capital, between December 2013 and June 2014. After the rape charges brought against French soldiers in the CAR, the correspondent of France Info locally collected particularly explicit testimony about the alleged practices of French and Georgian military :


UN troops accused of sexual exploitation in Haiti

United Nations (UN) peacekeepers in Port Salut, Haiti, have been accused of sexually exploiting local women and girls. Several families living in a poor neighbourhood adjacent to a Uruguayan UN base, reported that young girls, including 16- and 17-year-olds, enter the base late at night and have sex with the soldiers. Mario Joseph, a prominent Haitian lawyer, said that under Haitian law, an individual must be 18 years old to give sexual consent. A person found guilty of sex with a minor would be sentenced to roughly 10-15 years of forced labour.