How volunteers became vicims and whistleblowers were blown off

Apr 01, 2017

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Angela Hill, class of 2007, was a producer on this Emmy-winning ten-month investigation by ABC News that exposed a series of failures by the organization to protect volunteers who fell victim to rape and sexual assault as well as whistleblowers who tried to report it.

Full Story ABC News Investigations of 2011: Peace Corps
Outlet ABC News
Date December 26, 2011
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Snapshot

Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens have heeded the call to public service by joining the Peace Corps in hopes of making a difference overseas. But a ten-month investigation by ABC News exposed a series of failures by the organization to protect volunteers who fell victim to rape and sexual assault as well as whistleblowers who tried to report it.

One of the six women who told ABC News about being raped while in the PeaceCorps.

A former PeaceCorps volunteer tells reporters about being raped while volunteering for the organization. (ABCNews)

Post by Angela Hill

Investigative reporter/producer, marathoner, wannabe acoustic guitarist and Alzheimer's advocate.

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