Is this the #TimesUp moment for aid sector?
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Is this the #MeToo and #TimesUp moment for the aid sector?

Revelations of sexual misconduct by some aid workers and investigations into the aid organisations' handling of the scandals has hopefully reached a #MeToo and #TimesUp moment for the aid sector, former aid worker Amira Malik Miller has said.

Speaking on Tuesday she told BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur that there is a real systematic problem at all levels of the industry, and now was the opportunity to challenge it and bring it to light.

While working as an aid worker in 2004 Ms Miller witnessed misconduct first hand, she reported it and it led to several senior managers in charge being dismissed.

Watch the full interview on Wednesday 21 February 2018 on BBC World News at 15:30 GMT and 20:30 GMT and Thursday 22 February on the BBC News Channel at 00:30 GMT. Watch again on BBC iPlayer (UK only).

  • 21 Feb 2018