Haiti Bars Oxfam Great Britain After Sexual Abuse Scandal

The Haitian government has permanently banned Oxfam Great Britain from operating in the country after revelations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity’s staff members in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake.

The government released a statement Wednesday announcing it was canceling the international charity’s status as a non-governmental organization, or NGO, for violating Haitian law and the principle of human dignity.

Haiti suspended Oxfam Great Britain in February after a report by the charity on the behavior of aid workers sent to Haiti revealed seven of them were accused...

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By: VOA - 7 days ago

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