The Code Blue Campaign is undoubtedly the center of the work being done on sexual violence and peacekeepers today. In addition to highlighting the exceptional work that they have done to keep this important issue on the agenda, we have included a list of recent and/or important articles on the topic.
This list will grow as the issue gets further attention, but should not be viewed as a comprehensive catalog of articles on the subject. This section is intended to spark debates on the topic, a jumping off point for your own research into the subject.
If there are any important campaigns or links that you feel should be highlighted, please contact us.
No charges over CAR sex abuse allegations against French soldiers, RFI, 4 January 2017.,
Peacekeepers Turned Perpetrators, VICE, November 2016.
Sara Davies, Johanna Greco and Simon Rushton, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN Peacekeepers: Zero Tolerance is a Political and Medical Responsibility, The CSS Blog Network, 29 August 2016.
Obi Anyadike, Exclusive: Top UN whistleblower resigns, citing impunity and lack of accountability, IRIN, 7 June 2016.
Investigations under way into “sickening” allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by peace-keepers in CAR, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, 31 March 2016.
Somini Sengupta, U.N. Officials Warned That Congolese Soldiers Were Linked to Rape, The New York Times, 17 March 2016.
U.N. peacekeepers allegedly abused at least 8 women in Central African Republic, Women in the World, 5 February 2016.
Aryn Baker, New Allegations of Sexual Abuse by U.N. Peacekeepers Leads to Calls for Change, Time, 4 February 2016.
UN officials name countries whose troops are accused of sexually abusing minors in Central African Republic, UN News Centre, 29 January 2016.
Jina Moore, Scathing Report Finds “Gross Failure” At United Nations On Sex Abuse, Buzzfeed News World, 18 December 2015.
Rembert Boom, Impunity of Military Peacekeepers: Will the UN Start Naming and Shaming Troop Contributing Countries?, ASIL Insights, Vol. 19 No. 25, 24 November 2015.