Oxfam Re-Hired Man Fired Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations in Haiti

Charity calling re-hire a serious error, will investigate

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An Oxfam worker fired over sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti was later re-hired by the charity in Ethiopia, it has emerged.

Oxfam said the decision to employ the man as a consultant in the African nation was a “serious error”.

Several staff were sacked or resigned in 2011 over a string of lurid claims, including that they had used prostitutes while delivering aid to earthquake-hit Haiti.

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