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Another sexual abuse case by peacekeepers emerges in CAR, involving children

The UN peacekeeping mission for Central African Republic has identified seven new cases of sexual abuse by its troops. Those abused include women and girls. The latest case involved at least five children. And comes on the back of more than 20 other cases of sexual abuse and exploitation allegedly committed by UN peacekeepers. This latest case involve troops from the DRC. More than a hundred of them will now be sent back home. The peacekeepers were deployed in the country following a coup and sectarian clashes that saw more than a million people displaced.

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