Tackling Sex Abuse in the Aid Sector

August 23, 2018

A new report on the scale and extent of sexual abuse and exploitation in the aid sector should come as no surprise, says Jacqui Hunt of Equality Now. A report published in July by the UK House of Commons International Development Committee (IDC) has condemned the “complacency, verging on...

Who Makes a Profit from Charity?

June 12, 2018

In the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010, a money game was played by all involved in the relief effort. I had begun my effort for duty free imports a week before with my first elucidation on the correlation of “dignity,” for adolescent boys who had so recently seen...

We Are the Gods of Plenty

February 15, 2018

The latest sex scandal involving one of the world's leading charities, Oxfam, demonstrates the systemic inequality of international aid. With the UK’s Charity Commission launching a statutory inquiry into allegations of sexual abuse — potentially involving minors — by Oxfam’s senior...