Justin Forsyth, left, faced complaints over inappropriate texts sent while in his former post at Save the Children.
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The deputy director of the United Nations children's agency UNICEF resigned Thursday, saying he did not want coverage of past mistakes he had made to damage the organization or other aid bodies.Forsyth joined UNICEF in 2016 after leaving his post as CEO of Save the Children, where he faced complaints from three workers who said he had sent inappropriate texts and commented on what young female staff were wearing.UNICEF Wednesday said it was unaware that Forsyth faced those complaints when he was recruited.Forsyth's UNICEF biography says he worked as a special adviser to British Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown and that he also worked for Oxfam before serving in government.
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