Oxfam Told of Aid Workers Abusing Children in Haiti Decade Ago
- Author: Jermaine Castillo Feb 18, 2018,
Feb 18, 2018, 6:02
The plan, which includes an independent commission involving women's rights experts to urgently review Oxfam's culture and practices, had been agreed with Mr Goldring, who told The Guardian he was "absolutely committed" to rooting out abuse.
In an interview with the BBC's diplomatic correspondent James Landale, she switched to speaking in a Ugandan language to make an apology: "From the bottom of my heart forgive us, forgive Oxfam".
Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima on Friday encouraged victims to come forward, "for justice to be done", saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused".
Ms Mordaunt said: "We have been very clear that we will not work with any organisation that does not live up to the high standards on safeguarding and protection that we require.
Oxfam will be a standard bearer of safety and dignity for all who interact with us", she said on twitter.
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'There are hundreds of good, courageous and compassionate people working for Oxfam around the world.
Eavis, daughter of Glastonbury founder and co-organiser Michael Eavis, said they had been "horrified at the reports in the news" but had been assured by the charity they were taking action "to ensure a vigorous safeguarding plan for the future".
Mark Goldring, the Chief Executive of Oxfam, has lambasted the intensity of the criticism levied against his organisation over claims that its workers used prostitutes in Haiti.
"The intensity and the ferocity of the attack makes you wonder, what did we do?" he said. I struggle to understand it.
The British government has suspended new funding to the aid organization Oxfam following allegations that some of its staff had paid for sex with prostitutes in Haiti after the country's 2010 quake.
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"This was with an honourable, mature woman, who was not an natural disaster victim nor a prostitute. I never gave her money".
Before the latest revelations emerged, Oxfam had fired four staff members for gross misconduct and allowed three others to resign following an internal inquiry into what happened in Haiti in 2011.
'That they report staff members involved in this incident to their respective national governments; and that they fully cooperate with the Haitian authorities, including handing over all evidence they hold.
In response, Oxfam said it would create a global database of accredited referees to crack down on forged or unreliable references from past or current employees.
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