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Oxfam's deputy chief executive QUITS over prostitute scandal (Haiti following 2010 earthquake)
The Daily Mail ^

Posted on 02/12/2018 9:10:30 AM PST by Faith Presses On

Oxfam's deputy chief executive Penny Lawrence resigned this afternoon admitting she is 'ashamed' the prostitute scandal happened on her watch.

Ms Lawrence was the programme director for Oxfam's Chad and Haiti relief efforts, which have been plunged into scandal after investigations revealed staff paid victims for sex...

Ms Lawrence said: 'I am deeply sad to announce that I have resigned as deputy chief executive of Oxfam GB.

'Over the last few days we have become aware that concerns were raised about the behaviour of staff in Chad as well as Haiti that we failed to adequately act upon...

Oxfam is facing mounting criticism over its handling of the sex allegations, but has denied it tried to cover up the use of prostitutes by its aid workers in Haiti in 2011.

Four members of staff were dismissed and three, including the charity's country director Roland van Hauwermeiren, resigned before the end of the 2011 investigation.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: clintonfoundation; davos; europeanunion; globalinequality; haiti; oxfam; switzerland
Full title: "Oxfam's deputy chief executive QUITS over prostitute scandal after charity bosses are hauled into Whitehall to explain why they should keep millions in public money"

Also:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-5379183/Dominic-Lawson-Oxfam-Haiti-prostitute-scandal.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxfam

1 posted on 02/12/2018 9:10:30 AM PST by Faith Presses On
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To: Faith Presses On

These charities are very soft-hearted and naive, and allow themselves to be infiltrated by people who have an agenda of their own. The Catholic church was the same way. Anyone who wanted to join must be a good guy, right? A lot of not-so-good guys managed to sneak in.


2 posted on 02/12/2018 9:13:47 AM PST by proxy_user
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To: Faith Presses On

So, it isn’t just UN officials humping their way through the Third World.


3 posted on 02/12/2018 9:14:23 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Faith Presses On

So, what is the link to the Clintons?


4 posted on 02/12/2018 9:29:06 AM PST by Fido969 (In!)
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To: Fido969

That was one of my first th