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Oxfam: Deputy resigns over sex claims amid crisis talks

Oxfam's deputy chief executive has resigned over the handling of a sex scandal involving aid workers.The British charity is accused of concealing the findings of an inquiry into claims staff used prostitutes while delivering aid in Haiti in 2011.Penny Lawrence said she was "ashamed" and takes full responsibility.Oxfam - which denies a cover-up - has met with the International Development Secretary in a bid to prevent its government funding from being cut. Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam GB, thanked Ms Lawrence for her service and said he "deeply respected" her decision to accept personal responsibility. Ms Lawrence joined Oxfam GB in 2006 as international programmes director, leading teams across 60 countries, according to ...