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Pressure Mounts On OXFAM Over Sex Abuse By Aid Workers

Pressure Mounts On OXFAM Over Sex Abuse By Aid Workers”

"From the bottom of my heart, forgive us, forgive Oxfam", the Ugandan director said in her native tongue, Luganda.

"I'm really inviting anyone who has been a victim of abuse by anyone in our organisation to come forward".

"We need to make sure anyone guilty of such gross misconduct is not able to move between different organisations, exposing more vulnerable people to risk", said Byanyima.

Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima has apologised over the British charity's handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti involving its staff members and allegations of similar behaviour in Chad and South Sudan.

DISGRACED charity Oxfam has agreed to temporarily withdraw from bidding for any new United Kingdom government funding according to a statement from Penny Mordaunt MP.

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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".

Evans, who headed a "safeguarding" section responsible for protecting staff and the people Oxfam works with, spoke of frustration that her calls for more support for her team were not taken seriously enough.

He told The Guardian: "The intensity and the ferocity of the attack makes you wonder, what did we do?"

Mark Goldring, the chief executive of Oxfam GB, claimed critics were "gunning" for his organisation and suggested no-one had "murdered babies in their cots". "I never gave her money".

He also disclosed that one of the men sacked after being accused of using prostitutes was given a job reference from the charity, but it was written by a colleague who was too fired over the allegations.

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Mr Clarken added: "This review marks the beginning of change for Oxfam as an global organisation - Oxfam Ireland is 100% committed to playing our part and to working with others in government and across the sector to implement urgent reforms that enable us to do more and do better for the world's poorest".

"The hardest thing is that my family has rejected me", he said.

The executive director of Oxfam, one of the leading global relief organizations in the world, has apologized and asked forgiveness in the wake of allegations that a former director hired prostitutes in disaster zones.

The organisation has said that the names of the men involved have already been shared with the Haitian authorities.

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