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International Development Committee to quiz Oxfam bosses

Senior Oxfam executives are to appear before MPs amid criticism over the way it handled claims of sexual misconduct by its staff in Haiti. The International Development Committee will question the charity’s chief Mark Goldring and chair of trustees Caroline ...

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Oxfam releases internal 2011 report into Haiti prostitution claims

The report reveals details of the internal investigation’s findings, including allegations three staff members under investigation had “physically threatened and intimidated” a witness. Allegations first emerged last week that a number of staff members, including the country director, had hired ...

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Oxfam to set up independent commission to review practices

(Reuters) – British aid organization Oxfam said on Friday that it would create an independent commission to review the charity’s practices and culture after accusations of sexual misconduct in Haiti. Britain’s The Times newspaper reported last week that some Oxfam ...

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Oxfam sex scandal: Charity to set up independent commission

Media playback is unsupported on your device Oxfam says it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. Oxfam International’s executive director Winnie Byanyima said it would “do justice” and “atone for the ...

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Minnie Driver quits Oxfam over Haiti sex claims

Actress Minnie Driver has stood down from her role as a celebrity ambassador for Oxfam. This follows claims that staff for the charity in Haiti and other countries paid vulnerable people for sex. In a statement that she was “nothing ...

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