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Lancet Special Report Examines Controversy Over Sexual Harassment, Assault Allegations, Investigation At UNAIDS

The Lancet: Claims of sexual harassment and assault threaten U.N. agency
“The controversy over a high-profile investigation that examined allegations of sexual harassment and assault against a top official of UNAIDS has sent shockwaves throughout the international health community, as details emerge that the issue might have reached far more widely than official data indicate, in the midst of a culture of silence, intimidation, and fear. … A range of compliance reports and survey data suggest that harassment and sexual misconduct are burning issues of concern and recurrent problems, not only for UNAIDS, but also for the U.N. Secretariat, most U.N. entities, and U.N. partners…” (Zarocostas, 4/17).

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