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The New Humanitarian

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Why We Didn’t Name Victims in Our Aid Worker Sex Abuse Story in the DRC

Over the past 18 months, The New Humanitarian and the Thomson Reuters Foundation interviewed more than 70 women who said aid workers offered them work in exchange for sex during the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The reporters were asked by other groups why they haven’t shared the women’s details yet. But, writes Paisley Dodds, The New Humanitarian’s investigations and features editor, that isn’t part of a journalist’s job.

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Breaking the Ebola Sexual Abuse Scandal in Africa

In this behind-the-scenes look at an important investigation into sexual abuse by international aid workers, The New Humanitarian investigations editor Paisley Dodds recounts how reporters collected the heartrending stories of abuse from the front lines of the Ebola response.

GIJN Welcomes Seven New Member Organizations in Seven Countries

The Global Investigative Journalism Network is delighted to welcome seven new member organizations based in seven countries. We are particularly pleased to welcome our first members in Bolivia and Lesotho. The new groups bring GIJN’s global membership to 182 groups in 77 countries.