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British Government Temporarily Halts New Funding to Aid Group Oxfam    





The British government has suspended new funding to the aid organization Oxfam following allegations that some of its staff had paid for sex with prostitutes in Haiti after the country’s 2010 earthquake.

British Development Minister Penny Mordaunt said the group has agreed not to bid for any new funding from Britain’s government until London is satisfied the aid organization meets its “high standards.”

In a statement, the British-based aid group said, “We are committed to proving that we deserve the confidence of the U.K. public.”

The aid group has been rocked by allegations of sexually exploiting people in crisis zones, including read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com

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