Children living in countries
affected by conflict and natural disaster are being sexually exploited
and abused by the very people hired to help them - aid workers and peacekeepers.
Almost as shocking is the general silence surrounding the abuse. Children
and their families are not speaking out because of fear and powerlessness.
And international organisations are failing to respond effectively to allegations
of abuse levelled against them.
No One to Turn To seeks
to move the debate on and reinvigorate efforts to address this appalling
problem. Based on research with communities and international organisations,
it examines the chronic under-reporting of abuse and the inadequate response
to it. It provides new analysis on why this abuse persists despite international
efforts to stop it, and proposes new solutions to tackle it.