Tag: Oxfam

Syria: sex for aid. Women, war and charities

Beyond the Oxfam Scandal

This essay first apperead on http://www.how-matters.org/ The Oxfam scandal has generated much press coverage over the past two weeks, with a good amount of sensationalism. The focus has been positively titillating and hashtag-able: prostitutes, #metoo, sexual harassment, rapes, #aidtoo. Besides rare mentions, the voices have been from Global North practitioners and policymakers. On February 13, I had a brief…