Oxfam

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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(...)

An Oxfam store in London, as the charity faced crisis talks with the British government on Monday. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Oxfam’s deputy chief executive in Britain has resigned over the charity’s handling of a sex scandal involving the hiring of prostitutes by aid workers(...)

Peter Conlon

Irish entrepreneur Peter Conlon, whose online donations platform is alleged to have withheld €3.8 million from charities, has been in custody in Switz(...)

As the great and good of business, science and politics prepare to gather for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos this week, Oxfam has published a report highlighting a surge in the number of new billionaires created last year and the growing levels of inequality in society. Photograph: Markus Schreiber/AP

As the great and good of business, science and politics prepare to gather for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos this week, Oxfam has (...)

Stripe co-founder John Collison (pictured) and his brother Patrick were added to the list of Irish billionaires last year, according to a report by Oxfam. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A record surge in the number of billionaires globally last year, when one was created every two days, has fuelled an “inequality crisis”, according to(...)

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