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Oxfam International regional director for Latin America, Simon Ticehurst (right), speaks to Haiti’s minister of planning and external cooperation Aviol Fleurant (left) at a meeting in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Thursday. Mr Fleurant said Oxfam will be suspended in the country for two months pending an investigation into sexual misconduct by employees of the aid group. Photograph: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Photo

Oxfam Great Britain will be suspended in Haiti for two months pending an investigation into sexual misconduct by employees of the aid group, a Haitian(...)

Justin Forsyth, who has resigned as deputy director of the United Nations children’s agency, Unicef. Photograph: Bryan R Smith/AFP/Getty Images

The deputy director of the United Nations children’s agency Unicef resigned on Thursday, saying he did not want coverage of past mistakes he had made(...)

Vice-chair Maureen O’Sullivan TD and  chairman Brendan Smith TD during a report launch  of the Irish Aid Programme by the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence at Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Legislation which would bind future governments into meeting Ireland’s foreign aid commitments should be introduced with all-party agreement, a member(...)

Mohammed Rafique and Rafika Begum with their children Jamalida (8) and Waheeda (4) at their home in Carlow. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In August 2017 more than 100 people gathered on the grounds of the Carlow College, St Patrick's*, for the official reopening of the Carlow Cricket Clu(...)

The Wheel said charities cannot do their work without the public trust.

The chief executive of Ireland’s national association of charitable organisations called on the public not to “disconnect” from the charities they sup(...)

Oxfam’s 2011 investigation into the Haiti sex scandal concluded charities should be warned about “problem staff”. File Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Three members of the controversial Oxfam Haiti team that was under investigation for sexual exploitation and other breaches physically threatened a co(...)

Oxfam, one of Britain’s biggest aid outfits, is in crisis as it struggles to contain the fallout from claims that seven of its employees procured girls and women for sex in Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Any organisation would struggle to recover from allegations that it covered up sexual misconduct among its staff. When that organisation is a publicly(...)

 A woman carries a suitcase at Corail, a camp for displaced people on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after an earthquake in 2010.  Photograph: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters

When you’re working in a war zone or after a natural disaster, emotions can run high, says one Irish UN worker with long experience in the aid sector.(...)

Oxfam is struggling to stem an exodus of support after the ‘Times’ newspaper alleged it had concealed findings from an inquiry into the behaviour of several staff members. File photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The former Oxfam official at the centre of a sex scandal surrounding the charity has denied paying for prostitutes when he was country director in Hai(...)

The Irish leg of the charity, Oxfam Ireland, has denied any involvement or connection with the behaviour of staff who were employed by Oxfam in Britain in 2011

Irish charities have condemned the behaviour of senior Oxfam staff following allegations of sexual misconduct in Haiti and Chad and have denied coveri(...)

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