Congo, 21 World Health Organization (WHO) staff have targeted women and minors in Congo. An independent investigation has revealed that the incidents took place in an African country. WHO staff went to Congo to fight the Ebola epidemic. He then physically abused several women and girls.
According to a report in the New York Times, WHO President Tedros Adenam Ghebreiss has expressed regret over the incident after an independent committee investigation confirmed the allegations against the employees. Tedros said punishing the perpetrators was his top priority. The investigation team also found that women admitted to the hospital were also sexually assaulted.
About six people have been reported to have physically abused women during the Ebola outbreak, and 21 of them were WHO staff. The employee, who went to help the victims, was lusting after the women mixed drugs in their drinks. While some women say that they were physically abused by promising jobs.
The victim women also stated that the accused did not use contraception during the physical attack. They later forced women to have abortions. Some of the victimized women said that even a doctor had raped her by promising her a job.
The investigation into the incidents began when about 50 women leveled serious allegations against those who helped them. About 3,000 people died in the Congo during the Ebola epidemic.