Eighty cases of alleged sex abuse uncovered after Oxfam scandal

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Overseas development charities have reported 80 new incidents of sexual misconduct or abuse involving their staff, it emerged today. The Charity Commission said that since The Times reported that seven Oxfam staff had paid for prostitutes or bullied colleagues in … Continue reading

Aid agencies ‘complicit in exploitation of most vulnerable’, says Mordaunt

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Aid agencies ‘complicit in exploitation of most vulnerable’, says Mordaunt International development secretary urges aid groups to deliver on promises, while Save the Children’s head dismisses reports he was made to step aside from a review into handling of complaints … Continue reading

Oxfam scandal: Penny Mordaunt to meet National Crime Agency

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Oxfam scandal: Penny Mordaunt to meet National Crime Agency Development secretary’s move comes amid mounting pressure over sexual misconduct revelations The international development secretary, Penny Mordaunt, is to meet investigators from the National Crime Agency to discuss the Oxfam sexual … Continue reading

Oxfam aid workers suspected of having sex with underage prostitutes in Haiti must be named, says International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt

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Oxfam was told that aid workers must be named so they can be prosecuted  International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt ordered all evidence of alleged criminal behavior to be sent to law enforcement agencies  Files on each suspect are being sent … Continue reading

The Yorkshire Post says: Oxfam scandal appears to be tip of the iceberg for international aid charities

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Oxfam scandal appears to be tip of the iceberg for international aid charities In the 76 years since Oxfam was first founded, originally to send food to starving women and children in Nazi-occupied Greece, the charity has done great good … Continue reading