Unicef sets up programme to prevent sex abuse by aid workersBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7367.732/a (Published 05 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:732
- Peter Moszynski
Agencies working to relieve famine in southern Africa have embarked on a comprehensive training scheme to educate employees to avoid child abuse. This is to prevent a repeat of the widespread sexual abuse of children by aid workers revealed during the recent west African refugee crisis (Guardian, 2002 February 28, p 1).
A joint investigation by the Save the Children Fund and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees caused shock …