Congolese soldiers, serving under Minusca in Central African Republic, sit at a military tribunal in Kinshasa, DR Congo on April 4, 2016. They were among 22 other peacekeepers facing rape charges. PHOTO | EDUARDO SOTERAS | AFP
There had been 145 cases of sexual exploitation and abuse involving troops and civilians across all UN peace missions in 2016, up from 99 in 2015.
Four missions have the highest numbers of cases: Minusca in the Central African Republic, Monusco in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Minustah in Haiti, and UNMISS in South Sudan.