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Oxfam CEO resigns following Haiti scandal

Oxfam CEO Mark Goldring, who was criticised for his handling of a scandal over the use of prostitutes in Haiti by Oxfam staff, will stand down at the end of the year

By: Lauren Codling

THE chief executive of scandal-hit British charity Oxfam announced his resignation Wednesday (4), saying that someone else should help “rebuild” the group following a prostitution scandal in Haiti. Mark Goldring had resisted calls to resign when the crisis hit in February, following revelations that Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes while working in Haiti following a devastating 2010 earthquake. But he announced that he would now be leaving at the end of the year, after five years in the job, saying in a statement: “I think the time is coming for a new leader.” He added: “Following the very public exposure…

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