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Jan 07, 2017
Top Indian diplomat in UN panel set up by Antonio Guterres to tackle sexual abuseNew UN chief Antonio Guterres has set up a task force, which includes a senior Indian diplomat, to develop a "game-changing" strategy aimed at preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers.
Aug 17, 2016
UN launches independent probe into cases of abuse, sexual violence in South SudanThe United Nations secretary-general is launching an independent investigation into allegations that UN peacekeepers did not respond to prevent multiple cases of abuse and sexual violence against civilians and foreigners in South Sudan's capital.
Jul 12, 2016
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon calls for an arms embargo on South Sudan following violenceUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Security Council on Monday to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, sanction leaders and commanders who are blocking the implementation of a peace deal and fortify a UN peacekeeping mission.
Jun 30, 2016
Thirteen years after Liberia's civil war ended, UN security handover evokes pride and fearAs Liberia's security forces take over Thursday from UN peacekeepers for the first time since civil war ended 13 years ago, national pride is mixed with fears the underfunded police are not up to the task.
May 18, 2016
Indian peacekeepers maintain clean record on sexual abuse, says UN reportIndian peacekeepers have maintained their clean record so far this year in UN peacekeeping operations as New Delhi pursues a zero tolerance policy against sexual abuse
Apr 05, 2016
Indian Army stresses on its zero tolerance towards sexual abuse in UN peacekeeping operationsGeneral Dalbir Singh Suhag emphasised Indian Army's "total adherence" to zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse in UN peacekeeping operations.
Mar 20, 2016
The technology of warfare has changed, but rape of women in wartime has notThe technology of warfare has changed tremendously over the years, but its tactic — of widespread rape and enslaving of women — has not
Mar 17, 2016
'Time to step up once again': Canada to seek UN Security Council seat for 2021-22, says PM TrudeauPrime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada will seek a two-year term on the UN Security Council starting in 2021, citing the country's resettling of Syrian refugees and a desire to take part in peacekeeping efforts as evidence of a renewed commitment to engagement in world affairs
Feb 03, 2016
UN peacekeepers and sexual abuse: How legal loopholes, political pressure prevent action against troopsThe voices of victims and witnesses recklessly fall through cracks in legal jurisdictional gaps, or, get stymied by bureaucratic passing-of-the-buck, or, get subsumed in the overall politics of troop contribution.
Sep 29, 2015
Central African Republic capital Bangui paralysed by wave of violenceTension and fear on Monday gripped Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, with the city's main streets closed by barricades after a spate of violence, looting and the death of three protestors