• Monday, August 15, 2022

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Oxfam offers apology to Haiti after sex scandal

Oxfam has formally apologized to Haiti after a string of sexual exploitation accusations have come to light (REUTERS/Peter Nicholls)

By: Lauren Codling

Oxfam formally apologized to Haiti Monday (19) over the prostitution scandal rocking the aid charity, expressing its “shame” and vowing to do better as it handed over a damning internal report into the allegations. Made public earlier in the day, Oxfam’s 2011 report into the behavior of aid workers sent to Haiti following a devastating earthquake revealed that a former top official admitted to paying for sex and that three staff physically threatened a witness. “We came here to share the report with the minister and express our shame and apologies to the Haitian government and to the Haitian people,”…

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