After seven years of Israeli blockade, 1.7 million Palestinians continue to be trapped in the Gaza Strip, largely cut off from the outside world. The current escalation of violence is causing more human suffering. We are calling for an immediate end to all hostilities.

Greenhouses in Gaza destroyed in Israeli airstrikes. Photo: Mohammed Al Baba/Oxf


15 July, 2014

World-wide development organization Oxfam says it is imperative that the new Bank´s lending policy goes beyond infrastructure-based economic growth in order to help reduce inequality

14 July, 2014

Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years. That’s according to a report released by Oxfam today, which urges G20 leaders to tackle gender inequality when they meet in Australia later this year.

11 July, 2014

Amid rising casualties, Oxfam’s partners on the ground are are trying to respond to the mounting human cost of the escalating violence. Vital water and sanitation infrastructure has also been destroyed or badly damaged by Israeli airstrikes.

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