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UN peacekeepers in Haiti ‘fathered hundreds of babies’ then abandoned mothers

Ten Haitian women are taking groundbreaking legal action against the UN to establish paternity and make child support claims, reports Sean O’Neill

United Nations peacekeepers fathered hundreds of babies in Haiti then abandoned young mothers to lives of single parenthood and poverty, the academic leading a research study has told The Times.

Many of those impregnated were underage girls who traded sex for food or “for a few coins” as they struggled to survive in wake of political upheaval and natural disaster.

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