Little Change Found After #AidToo, Sierra Leone Sex Workers Say

When Oxfam staff in Haiti were caught paying earthquake survivors for sex, many aid organisations moved to overhaul their safeguarding policies and tried to clamp down on the practice of transactional sex, noting the power disparities between staff and the people they serve.

But five years after the 2018 Haiti scandal gave way to the supposed reforms of the #AidToo movement, little has changed on the ground - particularly in countries like Sierra Leone, where sex workers say aid workers are still part of their clientele.


A sex worker (file photo)

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