Difficult, Disturbing Times at Oxfam, but Gender Equality Mission Endures

If you follow the news on philanthropy, you have probably heard about Oxfam’s troubles. One of the oldest and largest global relief and development organizations, Oxfam is now facing heavy scrutiny due to sexual misconduct by some of its staff in Haiti in 2011. The Haitian government has suspended some of Oxfam’s operations in its
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Author: Kiersten Marek

Kiersten Marek, LICSW, is the founder of Philanthropy Women. She practices clinical social work in Cranston, Rhode Island, and writes about how women donors and their allies are advancing social change.

2 thoughts on “Difficult, Disturbing Times at Oxfam, but Gender Equality Mission Endures”

  1. It is important for long standing supporters of Oxfam America like me, and in full disclosure I worked for Oxfam as their Global Program Director for three years, to share information about concrete steps being taken to improve and monitor programs and culture. Thank you for sharing this so widely. Constance Kane

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