U.K. Development Office Bans Sexual Relations Between Staff, Aid Recipients In Effort To Stop Abuse

Reuters: U.K. bans sex between government aid workers and recipients to rein in abuse
“Britain has banned sexual relations between government staff giving aid and people receiving it, as lawmakers seek to stamp out abuse in the aid sector following a string of sex scandals. Britain’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has also banned staff exchanging money or jobs for sex, sexual relationships based on ‘inherently unequal power dynamics,’ and those between its staff and aid project partners…” (Peyton, 10/22).

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