Charities still hiding sexual abuse – It’s time to prosecute trustees and CEOs.

Charities still hiding sexual abuse – It’s time to prosecute trustees and CEOs.   London 16 October – for immediate release.   The Charity Commission finds that charities still under- report sexual abuse – including child sexual abuse overseas – yet no one is going to jail. Why?   Thursday this week sees the next Read more about Charities still hiding sexual abuse – It’s time to prosecute trustees and CEOs.[…]

Just how many victims of Aid Industry Sex Abuse are there?

For Background – Just how many victims of Aid Industry Sex Abuse are there? No matter if 6,000, 60,000 or 600,000 victims? Whatever the number, it is far too big.   The UK Parliament’s International Development Committee has roundly condemned the aid industry for sexual abuse including child abuse in the developing world (the UK Read more about Just how many victims of Aid Industry Sex Abuse are there?[…]

UK Parliament Committee slams the abuse of children and women by UN and Aid workers.

Report welcomed as a good foundation to start, but perpetrators and enablers may still go free as ‘prosecution’ not yet a priority. The United Kingdom Parliament released a scathing report Wednesday (here) of the massive scale of sexual abuse by UN and Aid agencies, including Child Rape – yet failed to strengthen the law to Read more about UK Parliament Committee slams the abuse of children and women by UN and Aid workers.[…]

60,000 victims an over or underestimate​?

HearTheirCries.org has received a number of criticisms for estimating the true scale of the sexual abuse scandals in the aid industry. We estimate 60,000 victims of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Child Rape over the last decade. We have been accused of inflating the real figure. Yet not a single critique has pointed to a ‘better’ estimate. We, Read more about 60,000 victims an over or underestimate​?[…]

Media Release: Leaked letter shows the UN still insists on investigating itself. No mention of police.

  Aid Sex Abuse Crisis: Leaked letter shows the UN still insists on investigating itself, with no mention of child abusers being sent to police. More words “Zero Tolerance” but little real action. London March 9, 2018 – Immediate release   A leaked letter from the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, dated March 2nd, 2018 Read more about Media Release: Leaked letter shows the UN still insists on investigating itself. No mention of police.[…]

Media Release: Call for United Nations Goodwill Ambassadors to suspend – but not cancel – roles in light of sex abuse revelations.

Victims’ rights organization Hear Their Cries, calls upon actors to use Oscar Ceremony to extend #TimesUp to the United Nations and suspend – but not cancel – their goodwill ambassador roles until the UN meets sex abuse standards.   London Friday March 2, 2018. Embargoed until midday GMT, March 2nd.   Actors supporting #TimesUp and Read more about Media Release: Call for United Nations Goodwill Ambassadors to suspend – but not cancel – roles in light of sex abuse revelations.[…]

Media Release: Leaked Staff Survey shows less than half UN staff feel they can report misconduct without retaliation.

  Calls continue for a new whistleblowing mechanism.   London, 28 February, 2018 – embargoed until 16:30 on Thursday, March 1st.   An internal survey shows the difficulty the UN Secretary-General has in stopping sexual abuse and child rape within the UN.   According to a leaked UN report, approximately half of United Nations staff Read more about Media Release: Leaked Staff Survey shows less than half UN staff feel they can report misconduct without retaliation.[…]

Comments on Code Blue’s statement.

“Code Blue has done some magnificent work over the years in raising the awareness of the abuses undertaken by UN peacekeeping soldiers. Whilst we clearly take some exception to their recent comments, we believe that protection of vulnerable women, children, boys and girls is so important that there is room in the discussion for many Read more about Comments on Code Blue’s statement.[…]