The controversy began when a 51-year-old female administrator filed charges against Lubbers in May 2004 for grabbing her by the waist at a December 2003 meeting at the UNHCR's Geneva headquarters. She said he pressed his groin against her. (Washington Post)
The UN has since admitted that some of its peacekeepers regularly raped, abused and prostituted children in their care. (…) The UN has known about these abuses for some time but is only now scrambling to respond to the charges. (The Age) ?