Liberia: UN Mission Pushes Zero Tolerance Policy on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse


“Pursuing the United Nations policy of zero tolerance of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) by its staff, the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has reported eight cases for investigation since the beginning of the year, one of which has been substantiated with the person involved immediately suspended. The other investigations are continuing.

“The United Nations in Liberia is committed to prevent, identify and sanction the abhorrent practice of sexual abuse and exploitation in full compliance with the Secretary-General’s Bulletin ‘Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse’ and its policy of zero tolerance,” the mission said in a statement. [Read more]

See also:

UNMIL: Statement of the United Nations in Liberia
on the issue of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse