In 2006 Jane Holl, the then assistant secretary-general for UN peacekeeping operations, admitted in an interview that sexual exploitation of women and children during peacekeeping operations is a problem in EVERY mission:
“We’ve had a problem probably since the inception of peacekeepingproblems of this kind of exploitation of vulnerable populations… My operating presumption is that this is either a problem or a potential problem in every single one of our missions.”

If child sexual exploitation is an admitted “problem or potential problem in every single one of these UN operations then it is not unreasonable to say that at the following 15 locations children are indisputably being sexually abused now, or at risk of abuse, as you are reading this article.

At the time this article is published there are currently 15 “peacekeeping” operations led by the UN:

In the past, reporters witnessed a rapid increase in prostitution in Cambodia, Mozambique, Bosnia, and Kosovo after UN and, in the case of the latter two, NATO peacekeeping forces moved in. In the 1996 UN study The Impact of Armed Conflict on Children, former first lady of Mozambique Graça Machel documented:

“In 6 out of 12 country studies on sexual exploitation of children in situations of armed conflict prepared for the present report, the arrival of peacekeeping troops has been associated with a rapid rise in child prostitution.”