- In a first, France tackles sex assault in military Updated: Apr-15-14 3:07 pm
- US envoy: C. African Republic needs more troops Updated: Apr-09-14 2:11 pm
PARIS - France claims great success in recruiting women into its armed forces, boasting one of the world's highest percentages of women in uniform. What it hasn't done is work to prevent sexual assault and harassment once they get there.
BANGUI, Central African Republic - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday urged more support for existing African and French troops in Central African Republic on the eve of a U.N. vote to create a peacekeeping mission.