Sex abuse in the aid sector

The aid industry has come under scrutiny after revelations in 2018 that Oxfam staff used prostitutes in Haiti during an earthquake relief mission in 2010 snowballed into widespread reports of harassment and abuse in the sector.

year-long investigation in 2020 by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and The New Humanitarian uncovered reports of sexual exploitation by aid workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo during the Ebola outbreak.