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United Nations peacekeepers commonly pay for sex - U.N. study| Reuters

Jun 11, 2015    

UNITED NATIONS United Nations peacekeepers commonly pay for sex with cash, dresses, jewellery, perfume, cell phones and other items, despite a ban on such relationships with people the world body is trying to help, a draft U.N. report concluded.The draft study by the U.N. Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), obtained by Reuters on Wednesday, said surveys of hundreds of women in Haiti and Liberia found their reasons for selling sex included hunger, poverty and lifestyle improvement."Evidence from two peacekeeping mission countries demonstrates that transactional sex is quite commo...

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