Peacekeepers commonly barter goods for sex, says UN study

A draft UN study on “transactional sex” in Haiti has shown that it is “quite common” for peacekeepers to offer goods for sex. Children were involved in at least one-third of the reported cases.

A draft study by the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) found that some UN peacekeepers regularly bartered for sex with hundreds of Haitian women, despite a ban on such activities.

The study showed that UN peacekeepers commonly offered cash, cell phones, jewelry, and perfume in exchange for sex.
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