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The Daily Beast writes of the dispute between Peace Corps and its Inspector General in “The Peace Corps Awful Secret”

The Daily Beast writes of the dispute between Peace Corps and its Inspector General in “The Peace Corps Awful Secret”

Tim Mak writes in the Daily Beast’s Politics section, 8.16.14,  a comprehensive review of the continuing conflict between the Peace Corps and the Inspector General of the Peace Corps over the release of records pertaining to sexual assault victims. Mak gives a timeline detailing the attempt to resolve the issues. He also reports on his interviews with both Kathy Buller, the Inspector General of the Peace Corps and also an unnamed spokesperson for the Peace Corps.  Read the complete article at this link: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/08/16/the-peace-corps-awful-secret.html The following is an excerpt from Mak’s article” “The Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011 includes a process for volunteers to submit a confidential report of sexual assault. Disagreement over this process-the default method by which volunteers may file sexual assault allegations-is at the heart of the dispute between the Peace Corps and its inspector general. The law says that a volunteer can submit a . . .

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