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Oxfam CEO urges victims to come forward as Asia abuse allegations revealed

Fresh Oxfam sexual exploitation accusations came to light on Tuesday (20). A senior Oxfam employee has also alleged she knew of abuse taking place in Asia (Photo by: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING OXFAM is investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct, including 16 in its international operations, it was announced on Tuesday (20). Speaking to a parliamentary committee in London early on Tuesday, Oxfam’s CEO Mark Goldring stated the charity wanted people to come forward with any further accusations, before apologising “wholeheartedly” for Oxfam’s conduct over the issue. Oxfam’s chief executive Mark Goldring, Oxfam international’s director Winnie Byanyima and Oxfam’s chair Caroline Thomson attend a hearing of Parliament’s International Development Committe on Tuesday (20) Sexual abuse is also alleged to have occurred in Bangladesh involving Oxfam aid workers, it…

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