The fund was established in March amid an international outcry against sex abuse and exploitation carried out by the UN peacekeepers. The UN has reiterated and strengthened its zero-tolerance policy for abuse.
Indian peacekeepers have received a clean chit from the UN for the early part of this year and and all of 2015, when the UN began publicly releasing reports of abuse identifying the nationalities of the violators.
Although India is historically the largest troop contributor to UN peacekeeping operations, its personnel have a relatively clean record and India has taken strong steps to execute its zero-tolerance policy.
The last last time Indians were found involved in abuse was between 2010 and 2013 when the Office of Internal Oversight Services said there were three substantiated cases of sexual exploitation or abuse by Indian peacekeepers. Earlier to that India conducted DNA tests of peacekeepers for paternity tests when allegations of abuse arose from a deployment in Congo during 2007-08. One soldier was found to have fathered a child there and action was taken against him and three of his superiors.