Christian Aid, Save the Children Among Charities Caught in Sex Scandals; Pedophile Warning in Sector

(Photo: Reuters/Majed Jaber)Oxfam chief executive Mark Goldring (C) visits Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria April 30, 2013.

Oxfam, Christian Aid, Save the Children, and the Red Cross are some of the major British charities that have admitted to dealing with sexual harassment or abuse scandals as part of a growing net of sexual misconduct cases unraveling in the sector.

The Sunday Times reported that more than 120 workers for British charities have been accused of such misconduct in the past year alone. Priti Patel, the former international development secretary, warned that “predatory pedophiles” had been exploiting the sector.

Penny Mordaunt, her successor, condemned Oxfam for a lapse in safeguarding after learning of the “horrific behavior” by some staff members who payed for sex with prostitutes in Haiti in 2011, a nation which for years

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