Aid sector sex abuse ‘endemic’: British MPs

Sexual exploitation is endemic across the international aid sector, which is delusional about its efforts to tackle the problem, a…

Sexual exploitation is endemic across the international aid sector, which is delusional about its efforts to tackle the problem, a British parliamentary investigation found in a damning report released on Tuesday.

The report on sexual exploitation and abuse in the sector, produced by the International Development Committee scrutiny panel of MPs, said self-regulation had completely failed to deal with the issue.

“The overall impression is one of complacency, verging on complicity,” the report said.

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