Oxfam


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OXFAM

(ˈɒksfæm) or

Oxfam

n acronym for
Oxford Committee for Famine Relief
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Oxfam

n abbr of Oxford Committee for Famine Relief
britische karitative Vereinigung zur Hungerhilfe
(also Oxfam shop) Gebrauchtwarenladen, dessen Verkaufserlös der Hungerhilfe zugutekommt, → ˜ Eine-Welt-Laden m
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The Charity Commission for England and Wales also cited a "culture of poor behaviour" among Oxfam GB staff sent to help victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
Research also found sexual exploitation and abuse within Oxfam "are symptoms of several power abuses, manifested in varying degrees as elitism, racism, colonial behaviour, sexism, and patriarchy, all of which have given rise to cases of toxic work environments in which safeguarding is compromised, policies and procedures cannot be implemented robustly, and accountability thus falters".
The Charity Commission for England and Wales said some of the organisation's failings and shortcomings amounted to mismanagement, prompting the regulator to issue Oxfam GB with an official warning.
Caroline Thomson, Oxfam GB's chairwoman of trustees, said: "What happened in Haiti was shameful and we are deeply sorry.
The news comes after Eifion Williams tweeted about the incident, including the Twitter handle for Oxfam Cymru - as reported by WalesOnline.
'Farmers thus gain collective bargaining power since agricultural cooperatives will be party to the contracts,' said Oxfam in Cambodia country director Solinn Lim.
Qazilbash has been serving as the country director of Oxfam since April, 2016.
Many responded with a campaign against Oxfam and other NGOs _ Minnie Driver has stepped down from her position as an ambassador for Oxfam, 7,000 regular donors suspended their support for the organization, and the NGO has been under the scrutiny of the public, the media, and even governments.
And in recent weeks another variety of abuse centered on Haitian women and minors has just surfaced, this time from members of the British charity organization Oxfam.
What has not been so evident in most of the Press coverage is to highlight what Oxfam has done right and well.
Singer Annie, a Global Oxfam ambassador, spoke out after the charity's British arm was suspended in Haiti over claims former staff paid for sex in the aftermath of the country's 2010 earthquake.