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Two Iceland fans pay homage to the spirit of the Vikings by driving to the World Cup in a Russian-built Lada<p>With fans around the globe fixed on Russia, Reuters has asked its correspondents in the lesser-known World Cup venues what they've found memorable<p>World Cup fans have a chance to see how the …

Personal Hygiene

Oxfam warns farmers and workers bear the brunt of cheap food

Paris — Supermarkets in the West are using their purchasing power to force suppliers to cut their prices, contributing to exploitation and even …

Business (South Africa)

Supermarkets post dismal human rights scores in Oxfam study

Walmart had the highest score — 17% — and the poverty centered charity says retailers need to improve transparency around food sourcing and …

Human Rights

Oxfam report reveals women as biggest victims of exploitation by global supermarkets

New evidence shows that female labourers bear the brunt of the economic exploitation faced by millions of farmers and workers in food supply …

Business (South Africa)

Oxfam slams German supermarkets over 'unfair practices'

Workers and farmers who supply food to German supermarkets often face abuse and exploitation, Oxfam has said in a report. When it comes to fair …

Fair Trade

British Supermarkets Are 'Trapping' Overseas Farmers In Poverty, Claims Oxfam

Oxfam: 'The food industry currently rewards shareholder wealth over the work of millions.'<p>Oxfam<p>Dewi, 43, worked for eight years in an Indonesian …

Lifestyle (UK)

Oxfam Novib: Dutch supermarkets shortchange developing-world suppliers

Of every euro consumers spend in the two largest Dutch supermarket chains on food like avocado and prawns, only eight...

Netherlands

Malawi:Mulanje Chief Jailed for Defrauding Oxfam

[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe -The First Grade Magistrate Court in Phalombe on Thursday sentenced Group Village Headman Kamwendo of Traditional …

Africa

Mulanje Chief Sentenced for Defrauding Oxfam Malawi

Mulanje Chief Patrick Gama has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for defrauding Oxfam Malawi of U.S.$1,000, which was solicited on his behalf and …

Africa

Haiti sex abuse scandal forces Oxfam to make £16million in cuts after fallout hits funding

• <b>The charity is planning to axe jobs and relief work to fill a £16 million black hole</b>• <b><br>Its chief executive said it will have to save substantial amounts</b> …

Haiti

Oxfam cuts operations after sex abuse scandal hits funding

Oxfam has told staff it needs to urgently find 16 million pounds of savings and reduce the number of its aid projects<p>LONDON, June 15 (Thomson Reuters …

Great Britain

Oxfam: French Border Police Cut Off Soles of Migrant Children’s Shoes

Oxfam says French border police are mistreating migrant children who are seeking to enter France from Italy, sending them back to Italy in violation …

European Union

French police cut soles of migrant children's shoes: Oxfam

Rome, June 15 (IANS) French border guards detained migrant children as young as 12 in cells without food or water, cut the soles of their shoes and …

France

Oxfam is cutting some jobs and aid programmes after misconduct scandal

Oxfam is to make £16m worth of cuts after donors abandoned the charity in the wake of a sexual misconduct scandal.<p>An internal document seen by The …

Business (UK)

Oxfam Great Britain permanently banned from operating in Haiti after sex scandal

The Haitian government said on Wednesday it had permanently banned international charity Oxfam Great Britain from operating in the country following a scandal over sexual misconduct by some of its workers there.<p>A government statement said the action - which followed a temporary suspension in …

Great Britain

Haiti withdraws Oxfam Great Britain's right to operate after misconduct scandal

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's government on Wednesday said it was withdrawing Oxfam Great Britain's right to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity's staff.<p>In a statement, three ministries, including the Planning and External Cooperation …

UK News

Oxfam GB Barred From Haiti In Wake Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Former aid workers' behaviour 'completely unacceptable' after 2010 earthquake.<p>Andres Martinez Casares / Reuters<p>Haiti’s government has withdrawn Oxfam …

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Oxfam banned from operating in Haiti after sexual misconduct allegations

British charity Oxfam has been banned from operating in Haiti after allegations of sexual misconduct by its staff. The Haitian government has …

Haiti

Oxfam warns of civilian hardship in Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition has launched a new offensive on Yemen's main port city of Hodeida. The battle could prove a turning point in Yemen's three-year …

Middle East

Oxfam chief: 'Violence against women cuts across rich and poor countries'

Talking Europe brings you a special edition from the European Development Days, sometimes called "the Davos of Development." Since its launch in 2006, the event has established itself as a must for the aid and development community worldwide. To assess progress on empowering women and girls – the …

South Sudan

European Commission will ‘refrain’ from signing new agreements with Oxfam

The European Commission has said it will be refraining from concluding any new agreement with Oxfam, except for life-saving operations, over a sexual …

Malta

Oxfam urges G7 leaders to tackle women's inequality with "Big Heads" protest

Oxfam, a global humanitarian relief organization on Thursday (June 7), depicted the G7 leaders who are due to meet in Quebec, Canada, with huge heads made out of fiberglass to bring awareness to women's economic empowerment.<p>The charity is urging the leaders from the Group of Seven industrial …

World News

[Interview] Oxfam in 'culture change' after sex scandal, says chief

On Wednesday (6 June) at the European Development Days event in Brussels, the executive director of Oxfam International Winnie Byanyima told …

European News

UK charity Oxfam permanently banned from Haiti

The NGO is declared persona non grata for "violating Haitian legislation and breaching the principle of human dignity."<p>Haiti has permanently banned UK-based charity Oxfam from operating in the country following allegations of sexual misconduct by its employees while working in the country in the …

European News

South Sudan: Oxfam calls for urgent action as famine worries loom

The British charity said people were falling ill from eating grass and weeds. A four-year civil war, poor harvests and rising food prices have been …

Africa

Royal wedding 2018: Aberystwyth Oxfam removes display

<b>A charity shop has taken down its royal wedding window display after it attracted complaints online.</b><p>Oxfam's bookshop in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, put up Union flag bunting and pictures of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ahead of Saturday's ceremony.<p>Dr Einir Young said Oxfam had not "read the room" …

News (Wales)

Mark Goldring: Oxfam's chief executive resigns in wake of Haiti sex scandal

Oxfam's chief executive has resigned from the charity in the wake of the Haiti sexual misconduct scandal.<p>Mark Goldring announced on Wednesday he …

Oxfam

Oxfam CEO steps down

The charity Oxfam has said its chief executive Mark Goldring is to step down following the alleged sexual misconduct by staff in Haiti.<p>Goldring said that someone else should rebuild the aid organisation.<p>He had come under fire for his handling of claims that aid workers used prostitutes in 2011. The …

World News

Oxfam's chief executive to stand down in wake of sexual abuse scandal

Oxfam's chief executive is to stand down at the end of the year, the charity has announced.<p>Mark Goldring, who took up the post in 2013, was at the helm of the organisation when news broke of the sexual abuse of victims of the Haiti earthquake in 2010 by then members of the charity's staff.<p>He said: …

South Sudan

Oxfam chief executive quits after aid scandal

Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam GB, is to step down at the end of the year, after a scandal over how the charity handled allegations of past …

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