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Fazle Abed, founder of world’s biggest non-government organisation BRAC, dies aged 83

Fazle Abed

London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation Fazle Abed, the founder of BRAC, the world’s largest non-governmental development organisation, died on Friday at the age of 83 in his home country of Bangladesh. Abed founded BRAC in 1972 as a small rehabilitation project and over five decades built up the massive operation that worked in 11 countries in […]

British charities spending more to tackle sexual misconduct, survey finds

Thomson Reuters Foundation British charities are spending more money on staff and training to tackle sexual misconduct since an abuse scandal swept through the aid sector, a survey has found. Revelations earlier this year that Oxfam staff used prostitutes in Haiti snowballed into widespread reports of harassment and abuse in the aid sector, plunging it […]