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WPS, CRSV and sexual exploitation and abuse in peace operations: making sense of the missing links

Westendorf, Jasmine-Kim (2017) WPS, CRSV and sexual exploitation and abuse in peace operations: making sense of the missing links. LSE Women, Peace and Security Working Paper Series (9/2017). Centre for Women Peace and Security, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

In 2013, a UN investigation declared sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) ‘the most significant risk to UN peacekeeping missions, above and beyond other key risks including protection of civilians.’1 Former Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon himself argued that ‘a single substantiated case of [SEA] involving UN personnel is one case too many’,2 and his successor, António Guterres has made reforming the UN’s SEA policies a cornerstone of his tenure. Yet, despite over 15 years of policy development designed to prevent SEA and hold perpetrators accountable, both civilian and military personnel associated with peacekeeping operations (PKOs) continue to perpetrate such acts

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/wps/working-paper-series/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author
Divisions: IGA: Centre for Women Peace and Security
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Research centres and groups > Centre for Women, Peace and Security
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2017 11:16
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2019 23:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85992

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