Oxfam

PARIS  | Oxfam slams treatment of migrants at French-Italian border

PARIS  — Migrants who live through the trauma of camps in Libya, make the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to Italy and try to push north get a double-whammy at the French-Italian border, where many languish in a no man’s land without adequate food, water, shelter or basic rights, a leading rights group said Friday. The report … Continue reading PARIS  | Oxfam slams treatment of migrants at French-Italian border

Lawmakers to question Oxfam on handling of abuse scandal

LONDON /February 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —British lawmakers are set to question officials of two anti-poverty charities Tuesday amid concern sex predators are targeting aid organizations because of the chaotic environments in which they work. Parliament’s International Development Committee called the urgent session amid fury over Oxfam’s handling of allegations that some of its staff in … Continue reading Lawmakers to question Oxfam on handling of abuse scandal

Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandal

LONDON/February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Oxfam workers suspected of sexual misconduct in Haiti intimidated and threatened a witness as the charity investigated the original claims, according to the organization’s report on the internal inquiry. The findings were part of a previously confidential report released by Oxfam on Monday as the charity responds to newspaper stories suggesting … Continue reading Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandal

Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker’s life pay

DAVOS, Switzerland/January 22, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A CEO from one of the world’s top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday. In the run-up to the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski … Continue reading Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker’s life pay