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From TheJournal.ie Climate experts say people should move towards plant-based diets FRUIT AND NUTS

Climate experts say people should move towards plant-based diets

Today’s climate report says that a shift in land use is crucial to tackling climate change.

From TheJournal.ie 'Large sum of money' found in man's shirt donated to Oxfam - is it yours? Lost And Found

'Large sum of money' found in man's shirt donated to Oxfam - is it yours?

The organisers of Oxfam’s Fashion Relief event are looking for the owner to come forward.

From TheJournal.ie Red Cross says more than 20 staff have left after 'paying for sexual services' Scandal

Red Cross says more than 20 staff have left after 'paying for sexual services'

There is concern that a number of incidents have not been reported, or that reported cases may have been mishandled.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct Scandal

Oxfam investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct

They were all reported after the latest scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers Scandal

Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers

The charity has released a redacted copy of a 2011 internal report into the scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam chief executive says criticism over prostitution scandal has been 'disproportionate' Oxfam Uk

Oxfam chief executive says criticism over prostitution scandal has been 'disproportionate'

Chief executive Mark Goldring has repeatedly apologised for failings in the way the charity dealt with claims of sexual misconduct.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal Reputation

Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal

The charity is looking to rebuild its global reputation after the recent scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal Haiti

Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal

A statement said he was “deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality”.

From TheJournal.ie Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year Medecins Sans Frontieres

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam Ireland emails supporters, promises to 'rebuild trust' after UK staff's Haiti prostitution scandal Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam Ireland emails supporters, promises to 'rebuild trust' after UK staff's Haiti prostitution scandal

Oxfam Ireland confirmed that none of its staff were involved in the scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti Resignation

Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti

Penny Lawrence said that she was “desperately sorry” for the harm and distress that had been caused.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations Charity Commission

Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations

The Prime Minister has called the UK’s charity regulator to launch a “full and urgent investigation of these very serious allegations”.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims Earthquake

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims

A spokesperson has confirmed that no staff employed by Oxfam Ireland were involved in the case.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018 Myanmar

Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018

More than 620,000 Rohingya people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

From TheJournal.ie 'A rigged global tax system': Oxfam says Ireland is a tax haven by EU standards Tax Havens

'A rigged global tax system': Oxfam says Ireland is a tax haven by EU standards

The new report by Oxfam argues that Ireland fails to meet the criterion on fair taxation.

From TheJournal.ie Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed' Bin Bags

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'

Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.

From TheJournal.ie The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse Yemen

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan Famine

Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan

Famine was declared in the new African country on Monday, which has been embroiled in civil conflict for years.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Eight men hold as much wealth as half the planet combined Sharing The Wealth

Eight men hold as much wealth as half the planet combined

Some of the world’s richest people are meeting in Davos this week.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland named world's 6th worst corporate tax haven Sweetheart Deals

Ireland named world's 6th worst corporate tax haven

Oxfam said Ireland’s score was based on its lack of effective rules to prevent corporate tax dodging and because it facilitates large-scale corporate tax avoidance.

From TheJournal.ie The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees Migrant Crisis

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees

Over 65 million people have fled their homes because of conflict, persecution and violence.

From TheJournal.ie A few dozen people now own as much wealth as half of the world's population Super Rich

A few dozen people now own as much wealth as half of the world's population

New research by Oxfam shows women are also disproportionately affected by global inequality.

From TheJournal.ie "We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium" Earthquake

"We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium"

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, an Oxfam aid worker on the ground described the consequences of yesterday’s earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie "Empty words": Despite promises of help, 100,000 are still homeless in Gaza Reconstruction

"Empty words": Despite promises of help, 100,000 are still homeless in Gaza

A new report by 46 agencies lays bare the current situation.

From TheJournal.ie Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE Urine

Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE

And it’s all thanks to a urinal.

From TheJournal.ie The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth Davos

The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth

But how can this be reversed?

From TheJournal.ie The simple guide to getting rid of your old furniture Clearing Out

The simple guide to getting rid of your old furniture

De-cluttering your house can be more difficult than it seems.

From TheJournal.ie The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis Extreme Inequality

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis

If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.

From TheJournal.ie 28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid Charity

28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid

Today is World Humanitarian Day and Oxfam Ireland are calling for help.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam in Canada was told that it isn't allowed prevent poverty anymore Charitable Intentions

Oxfam in Canada was told that it isn't allowed prevent poverty anymore

The Canadian revenue authority say that doing so would benefit people who are not already poor.

From TheJournal.ie Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men Gender Inequality

Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men

Oxfam said that the Eurozone’s GDP would increase by 13% if women’s paid employment rates were the same.

From TheJournal.ie Knightley: 'What I saw and heard was worse than I could have ever imagined' South Sudan

Knightley: 'What I saw and heard was worse than I could have ever imagined'

If the aid effort does not increase in South Sudan – 50,000 children could die from malnutrition.

From TheJournal.ie Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating Poverty

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating

Oxfam is calling on G7 leaders who are meting tomorrow to reassess Europe’s energy strategy to move towards more sustainable and affordable fuels.

From TheJournal.ie Sales aren't a problem for charity shops... it's a lack of donations Second Hand

Sales aren't a problem for charity shops... it's a lack of donations

Oxfam has recorded an increase in sales this year. However, many are struggling to get stock in the door.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I'm supporting a boycott of Israeli academic institutions – here's why Israel Palestine

Column: I'm supporting a boycott of Israeli academic institutions – here's why

The boycott is aimed at institutions and does not mean Irish academics can’t work with Israeli individuals, writes Harry Browne.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they? We The People

Column: We've been given an opportunity to re-think our values as a nation... so what are they?

Where do we stand as a nation on issues like neutrality, aid and inequality? Ireland’s Foreign Policy Review allows us to have our say, writes Hans Zomer.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Don't be fooled, values are inescapable – in life and in economics Opinion

Column: Don't be fooled, values are inescapable – in life and in economics

With the World Economic Forum under way, let’s remember that economists have powerful mathematical tools at their disposal which, like all tools, are means to ends. What those ends are depends on our values, writes Robert Grant.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam, Focus and Garda Trust all benefit from €2m 'Poor Box' fund Courts Service

Oxfam, Focus and Garda Trust all benefit from €2m 'Poor Box' fund

The ‘Poor Box’ option can be used by judges for a variety of reasons, including cases where a conviction might be inappropriate or adversely affect employment.

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