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Abuses perpetrated against children on Canadian military bases in Afghanistan

Young boys have been the targets of sexual abuse by Afghan soldiers living on Canadian bases in Afghanistan for years now, and the Canadian military has turned a blind eye to it. There are no indications that Canadian soldiers have been directly involved, but it appears that knowledge of the abuse is commonplace. This abuse sometimes takes place in […]

Afghan Abuse and Exploitation Still Common

In a confidential report prepared for the Department of Foreign Affairs, senior officials are warning abuse in Afghanistan remains a significant problem, with trafficking and sexual exploitation of children common. More troubling than the prevalence of “illegal marriage of underage girls and the sexual abuse of young boys” is the difficulty officials have had in […]