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Hi, this is Paula. As sexual abuse allegations against WHO employees continue to emerge, the organisation says it is working hard to address and prevent the scourge. We hear from a survivor and experts on what still needs to change.

China’s delegation was on the defensive at the Palais on Wednesday as it faced questions about its human rights record. Meanwhile Martin Griffiths, the UN’s emergency aid chief, asked donors to keep assistance flowing to war-torn Ukraine.

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Minding the gap on sexual abuse at WHO. A day after media reported on alleged abuses by a senior scientist at the World Health Organization (WHO), an all-female team from the UN agency told a waning number of journalists at a pre-weekend briefing in Geneva that strides were being made in preventing and addressing sexual misconduct in the institution. But for survivors and experts, there’s still a long way to go.

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