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Oxfam sex scandal CEO must resign from Cambridge women's college, angry donors say

Dame Barbara Stocking was heavily criticised by a major report into the Oxfam sex scandal
Dame Barbara Stocking was heavily criticised by a major report into the Oxfam sex scandal Credit: Clara Molden/Telegraph

The former chief executive of Oxfam is under pressure to resign from a Cambridge University women’s college after furious donors threatened to withhold their money.

Dame Barbara Stocking is facing calls to step down as president of Murray Edwards College after being heavily criticised for her leadership of Oxfam during the charity’s sex scandal, the Telegraph can disclose.

A report published earlier this week by the Charity Commission found that Dame Barbara had failed to properly investigate claims that Oxfam staff were abusing Haitian convent girls as young as 12. The 67-year-old also attempted to protect the charity’s reputation by arranging a “phased and dignified” exit for a senior boss...

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