Sexual Abuse

Sexual Abuse Scandal Rocks World Health Organization

The Associated Press reported on Friday that donors to the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) and diplomats from member nations are voicing “serious concerns” about sexual abuse allegations emanating from W.H.O.’s mission to fight the 2018-2019 Ebola epidemic in the Congo.

A girl receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse in Goma on August 7, 2019. - Three cases of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Goma, the Congolese presidency said on August 1, 2019. (Photo by Augustin WAMENYA / AFP) (Photo by AUGUSTIN WAMENYA/AFP via …

Now Former Press Aide Accuses Andrew Cuomo of Sexual Misconduct

A former press aide of Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has added her voice to the growing number calling for him to resign, claiming he invited her to his hotel room and embraced her after a work event in 2000, when Cuomo led the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and she was a consultant for the agency.

Photo by: John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx 3/5/21 Andrew Cuomo to be stripped of pandemic emergency powers after harassment allegations and his handling of the pandemic. STAR MAX File Photo: 9/29/18 Andrew Cuomo at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Be The Generation in Central Park in New York City.

Third Woman Comes Forward on Andrew Cuomo

“I was so confused and shocked and embarrassed,” said Ruch, whose recollection was corroborated by the friend, contemporaneous text messages, and photographs from the event. “I turned my head away and didn’t have words in that moment.”

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo steps from his car as he arrives at NewYork Stock Exchange to ring the opening bell as the trading floor partially reopens, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

African Women Claim W.H.O Workers Used Ebola Crisis to Rape Them

A report co-produced by The New Humanitarian, a non-profit human rights news agency, and Reuters on Tuesday said that 51 women in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused World Health Organization (WHO) personnel, along with representatives of several aid agencies and non-governmental organizations, of using the Ebola crisis as an opportunity to sexually exploit them.

Liberia was the country worst hit by a two-year Ebola outbreak that saw 4,800 deaths