DAA Daily

Syria conflict: Women ‘sexually exploited in return for aid’

Women in Syria have been sexually exploited by men delivering aid on behalf of the UN and international charities. Aid workers said the men would trade food and lifts for sexual favours. Despite multiple warnings about the abuse over three years ago, a new report shows it is continuing in the south of the country. UN agencies and charities said they had zero tolerance of exploitation and were not aware of any cases of abuse by partner organisations in the region.

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