A boy playing with a homemade toy walks past an Oxfam sign in Corail, a camp for displaced people of the earthquake of 2010, on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 17, 2018. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
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British MPs probing sexual abuse in the international charitable sector are investigating an unpublished U.N. report from 2001 naming 15 major aid organizations implicated in a "sex-for-food" scandal, The Times newspaper reported Tuesday. The charities were listed in a probe by U.N. and Save the Children officials who collected testimony from children in West Africa that aid workers had traded food for sex, according to the newspaper.The Times obtained a copy of the 84-page report which is now also in the hands of lawmakers.However the UNHCR wrote to all the organizations referenced in the report, detailing the unproven allegations, and sent investigators from U.N. headquarters.
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