Sexual Violence, Exploitation, and Abuse: Improving Prevention Across Conflicts and Crises

December 05, 2017 - 8:41am

Former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon and current UN Secretary-General António Guterres have both recognized sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) by interveners as a risk to peacekeeping operations, which has led to a series of new policy responses. As institutions begin to adopt new policies for the prevention of SEA by international interveners, it is critical that existing scholarship on conflict-related sexual violence be translated and integrated into SEA prevention efforts so that these two fields find common ground.

To find the U.S. Institute of Peace’s full report on this topic, click here.


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