Posts Tagged ‘Oxfam’

Oxfam ignored child sex abuse, employed predators

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Oxfam has been officially warned over “mismanagement” and criticised for allowing predatory staff to target and sexually abuse children in disaster zones. The charity has also been criticised for ignoring victims’ complaints. In a 150-page report, the Charity Commission (a UK watchdog organisation that reports directly to the UK parliament) laid out the outcome of Read more

Catholic aid organisations respond to rape, abuse claims

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Catholic aid organisations are renewing their commitment to protect the vulnerable. Their promise follows an investigation into international aid organisation Oxfam The Times newspaper found Oxfam UK workers demanded sex for money following a catastrophic earthquake in Haiti in 2010. The newspaper also accused Oxfam officials of financial mismanagement, harassment, bullying and negligent supervision. “We are Read more

Six wealthiest countries host less than 9% of world’s refugees

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

The six wealthiest countries in the world, which between them account for almost 60% of the global economy, host less than 9% of the world’s refugees, while poorer countries shoulder most of the burden, Oxfam has said. According to a report released by the charity on Monday, the US, China, Japan, Germany, France and the Read more

Oxfam calls for global reform of the food system

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Global reform of the food system is needed in order to help people buy adequate food, Oxfam warns. Rising food prices are tightening the squeeze, even on those who can currently afford food, the NGO says. In an acceleration of a trend which has seen food prices double in the last 20 years, the charity Read more