Sexual exploitation

UNITED KINGDOM: Bishop escaped abuse charges after royal family, MPs intervened, court told
7/Oct/2015 News
MPs, a lord chief justice, a member of the royal family and public school headmasters all intervened to stop a bishop being prosecuted for sexual abuse 22 years ago, the Old Bailey has heard.
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AFGHANISTAN: President vows to stop 'inhuman' child sex abuse
24/Sep/2015 News
The Afghan government says it has "undertaken serious measures" to prevent "abominable" child sexual abuse following a report alleging the practice was rife among the country's armed forces and militias.
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FRANCE : L'impact psychotraumatique des enfants victimes de violence sexuelle
14/Sep/2015 News
De récentes études dénoncent une absence de protection et de reconnaissance de la très grande majorité des enfants victimes de violences sexuelles, et d’une prise en charge non seulement très insuffisante, mais fréquemment maltraitante.   
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TRAFFICKING: Research points to serious mental health impact on trafficked children
9/Sep/2015 News
Children as young as 10 have attempted suicide or suffered serious mental health problems after being trafficked as sex slaves or forced labourers, researchers said yesterday.
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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: New sexual abuse allegations against French soldiers
3/Sep/2015 News
Fresh allegations have come to light about sexual abuse of children by French soldiers in the Central African Republic.      
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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Government will investigate peacekeepers following CAR rape allegations
27/Aug/2015 News
The Democratic Republic of Congo will investigate three of its soldiers serving in the peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic after allegations of rape were made against them.
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RCA : des casques bleus soupçonnés du viol d’une fillette et de deux homicides
17/Aug/2015 News
Moins de quatre mois après la révélation de graves accusations mettant en cause des casques bleus français, les forces de maintien de la paix déployées en République centrafricaine sont à nouveau au centre d’un scandale.  
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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN inquiry into child rape claim
12/Aug/2015 News
The UN mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) has launched an investigation into allegations its soldiers raped a 12-year-old girl.
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PAKISTAN: Police accused of downplaying child sexual abuse scandal
10/Aug/2015 News
Up to 280 girls and boys said to have been filmed being abused in one village, but victims’ parents say police did not act until there was a national uproar.
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IRAQ: Islamic State circulates sex slave price list
5/Aug/2015 News
A printed list of prices for buying and selling women and children as slaves from within the Islamic State has been confirmed as genuine by a senior United Nations official.
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