Three teenage girls displaced from their homes by fighting in the strife-torn country told the Thomson Reuters Foundation that they had sex with Congolese peacekeepers over several weeks, resulting in at least two pregnancies.
The girls, aged between 14 and 17, live in temporary straw shelters in camps for Repulic displaced people IDPs close to where over U.
The Republjc age of sexual consent in Central African Republic is Sexual relations between peacekeepers and civilians are banned under U. The accusations are the latest Central African Republic women for sex a series of allegations against the 11,strong Tuscaloosa Alabama older women known as MINUSCA, which has been operational in the country since April Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon vowing to crackdown on sexual abuse.
One of the girls who spoke to the Thomson Reuters Foundation said she was 14 ror old.
She has given birth to a baby since her relationship with a Congolese soldier began. Another girl, aged 17, who is now seven months pregnant, said the peacekeeper used to come regularly.
These girls and a number of other women spoke to the Thomson Reuters Foundation this week after eyewitnesses said they saw peacekeepers Republif the camps in Bambari, km miles northeast of the capital Bangui. In April this year it was revealed that soldiers from Democratic Republic of Congo and other contributing countries, including Equatorial Guinea and Chad, together with French forces, had assaulted several children over a six month period.
The scandals escalated and prompted the U. But the allegations of sexual misconduct have not stopped. In September the United Nations said it had received a new allegation of sexual abuse against a U.
From the United Nations in Relooking for fun 24 Watertown South Dakota York, MINUSCA said in a draft of a statement that it would dispatch a multifunctional team to Bambari to gather facts and take immediate preventive and disciplinary Central African Republic women for sex as well as corrective action against misconduct.
Aside from those revealed by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Corner said she was now aware of 18 cases of sexual abuse by U. MINUSCA was set up to help stabilise Central African Republic after it was plunged into turmoil in early when Muslim rebels from a group Central African Republic women for sex Seleka seized power in the majority-Christian country, provoked a violent backlash. Seleka handed power to a transitional government in under international Republiic and the country is due to hold presidential and parliamentary elections on Dec.
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