OXFAM


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OXFAMOxford Committee for Famine Relief
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The findings said Oxfam failed to adequately investigate allegations that children as young as 12 or 13 were victims of sexual misconduct against a charity "boss", that it did not report allegations of child abuse by charity staff in Haiti, and that senior staff implicated in sexual misconduct claims were dealt with more leniently than junior figures.
It made a slew of recommendations designed to help Oxfam "undertake the critical task of culture change".
Charity Commission chief executive Helen Stephenson said: "Our inquiry demonstrates that, over a period of years, Oxfam's internal culture tolerated poor behaviour, and at times lost sight of the values it stands for."
The 48-year-old tweeted: "'Get out of the shop and stop speaking that bloody foreign language' (the man behind the till at Oxfam, Hayon-Wye, to my family) @Oxfam-Cymru."
In its first year, Oxfam's BlocRice project will work with 50 small-scale organic-rice farmers in Preah Vihear province.
Many sister organisations of Oxfam Great Britain, including Oxfam Canada, Oxfam Hong Kong, Oxfam Australia, Oxfam United States and Oxfam Netherlands, have been supporting the NGO's work in Pakistan.
Yet, we must still remember the good Oxfam has done.
"A Times investigation found that Oxfam, which receives ...
When the Haiti accusations arose in 2011, Oxfam initiated a thorough investigation, acted strongly on its conclusions, reported the matter to the Charity Commission and even issued a press release.
"In crisis situations, Oxfam have been the first there.
The ex-Eurythmics singer supported Oxfam's Haiti appeal at the time, and praised their "extraordinary work" across the world.