Tutu quits as ambassador for Oxfam over charity's sex scandal

Tutu quits as ambassador for Oxfam over charity's sex scandal

Tutu quits as ambassador for Oxfam over charity's sex scandal

MSF- doctors without borders in English- have released figures about sexual harassment complaints to show transparency in the wake of the Oxfam scandal.

In his first public response to last week's accusations of sex parties during his time running the charity's operations in Haiti after the 2010 natural disaster, Roland Van Hauwermeiren was quoted as also telling De Standaard reporters who called at his apartment on the Belgian coast that his family had cut him off.

Oxfam faced fresh pressure on Tuesday after a former senior member of staff said her concerns about "a culture of sexual abuse" were not taken seriously by the charity's bosses.

Mark Goldring, Oxfam's chief executive, denied the allegations that the charity covered up any information unearthed in internal investigations.

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The former Haiti country director at the heart of the scandal denied on Thursday that he had paid for sex with prostitutes or abused minors.

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.

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.

The charity sector has come under increased scrutiny in Britain after the UK's worldwide development secretary Penny Mordaunt threatened to cut funding to any organisation that fails to ensure the highest standards are met on its staff members behaviour.

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The Times said one of the men allowed to resign was the charity's country director Roland van Hauwermeiren.

As The Independent reports, Oxfam has also admitted that an aid worker sacked over alleged sexual misconduct in Haiti in 2011 was subsequently hired as a consultant in Ethiopia from October to December that year.

"They let perpetrators go". They did not inform donors, their regulator or prosecuting authorities.

Announcing the move, the head of humanitarian aid at Sida, Susanne Mikhail Eldhagen, said the project, which assists 250,000 people in Iraq, Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, would be suspended, conceding that beneficiaries would be affected.

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He is not the first Oxfam ambassador to step down from their post for the charity following the allegations.

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