Monday briefing: Oxfam pleads for charity amid sex scandal
Top story: ‘Anger and shame’ as Oxfam launches review Good morning. I’m Martin Farrer and these are the top stories this Monday morning.
Oxfam is desperately trying to contain a growing crisis over allegations of sexual misconduct by its aid workers as it faces a crunch meeting with ministers today which could see it stripped of government funding. After revelations that staff paid prostitutes in Haiti for sex parties were followed by similar reports about aid workers in Chad, the charity’s chair of trustees, Caroline Thomson, said she was widening a review of its practices and admitted... read more
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