Aid Groups, Humanitarian Organizations Should Face Consequences For Sex Abuse, Experts Tell U.K. Parliament Committee

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Aid groups should face tougher action over sex abuse by staff — experts
“Aid organizations and humanitarian agencies should face tougher action including funding cuts if they do not tackle sexual abuse by staff, aid experts told U.K. parliamentarians on Tuesday amid a sex-for-jobs scandal during an Ebola crisis in the Congo. … The hearing came after an investigation last week by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and the New Humanitarian revealed 51 women accusing mainly foreign aid workers of forcing them into sex during an Ebola outbreak in the Congo between 2018-2020…” (Elks, 10/6).

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