In Haiti, Peacekeepers Who Abuse Their Power and One Result: ‘Petits Minustahs’

New research on how sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers has affected women and girls there has revealed a nuanced situation linked to extreme, pervasive poverty.

by Susan A. Bartels. This article originally appeared on PassBlue.

In 2017, a contingent of UN peacekeepers in Haiti holding a closing ceremony to their operations and the start of peacekeepers’ overall withdrawal from the country that year. LOGAN ABASSI/UN PHOTO