The charity has been accused of concealing the findings of an inquiry into claims staff used prostitutes while delivering aid in Haiti in 2011. Allegations of a cover-up has worsened the situation.
Former Oxfam employee Roland Van Hauwermeiren, at the heart of the scandal involving prostitutes during a humanitarian mission to Haiti, reacted Thursday for the first time. Some of the sex workers involved were juveniles, between 14 and 16 years old, the Times said.
Four members of Oxfam staff were dismissed and three, including van Hauwermeiren, left before the investigation had completed. Van Hauwermeiren told the paper that he would respond further through a lawyer in due course.
"They let perpetrators go".
Oxfam said the decision to employ the man as a consultant in the African nation was a "serious error".
Josefine is still too scared to talk freely. Also, those who supported them in good faith.
Oxfam has come under fire after it was accused of failing to pass on information about Mr van Hauwermeiren's resignation to a French charity, which later employed him in Bangladesh.
"After an internal investigation, 40 cases were found to be allegations of harassment or abuse", the charity said in a statement.
Edelson, an ex-security guard at the charity, echoed her allegation about minors.
Driver tweeted: "All I can tell you about this bad revelation about Oxfam is that I am devastated".
The charity also led tributes to murdered MP and former Oxfam worker Jo Cox at the festival in 2016. She wrote on Twitter that "Haiti wasn't an isolated incident".
The Oxfam shop at Glastonbury Festival 2015. According to The Telegraph, there were 12 allegations of abuse over two years. It's a betrayal of all who put their faith in them: those who most needed their help.
This afternoon Oxfam GB's chairwoman of trustees, Caroline Thomson, said it would tighten up its procedures to "strengthen the prevention and handling of" sex abuse cases.
Ten per cent of staff in some countries had been sexually assaulted by colleagues or witnessed abuse, she added. Lawrence was worldwide programmes director from 2006 to 2014, when she became deputy chief executive.
An Oxfam spokeswoman on Wednesday said the aid agency had received 1,270 cancellations of donations by direct debit between Saturday and Monday - compared to a normal monthly average of 600.
Tillerson left the meeting with Aoun without making a statement, but he signed the guest book at the Baabda Presidential Palace. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Hezbollah to cease its activities overseas to help reduce tensions in the region.
In a report revealed on Wednesday, 14 February, Barclays reaffirmed their "Overweight" rating on shares of BAKK. The stock of Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) earned "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, June 13.
More than 400,000 Coloradans will feel the pinch if the proposal is approved, according to nonprofit Hunger Free Colorado. Kevin Concannon , who oversaw SNAP during the Obama administration , also wasn't in favor of the measure.
Cuckler, an economist in the CMS Office of the Actuary, said Wednesday during a call with members of the media. Population growth and changing demographics account for the remainder of the projected average annual growth.
The first club chairman in the Premier League to be sacked due to poor results has admitted his surprise at getting the chop. They have some respite from their league woes this weekend when they face fellow strugglers Southampton in the FA Cup.
After Nokia 7 Plus leak via marketing material , we saw concept renders and video based on this leak. Nokia certainly made a splash past year with killer sales of its latest Android-powered smartphones.
Israel however destroyed almost half of President Bashar Assad's air defenses, according to military estimates. In turn, Syrian anti-aircraft managed to shoot down an Israeli aircraft that crashed in Northern Israel .
This year, a wave of attacks by armed groups have killed almost 150 people in recent weeks. Another 20 per cent of civilian victims were attributed to Afghan government loyalists.
Fox to Broadcast 2018 NFL Draft
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Raiders parting ways with Janikowski after 18-year run
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Olympics alert: Canada defeats USA in women's hockey prelim
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Home Depot hiring 450 people in Indianapolis
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