Tagged: protection

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Mingkaman IDPs camp, Awerial, South Sudan. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

As rains cut off humanitarian access and increase risk of the spread of disease, increased donor funding is critical to saving lives in South Sudan

Policy Paper
The road between Kashuga-Mweso, Masisi, North Kivu. Photo: Therese Wagner/Oxfam
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Afghanistan is often described as one of the most dangerous countries for women, yet the country only has 1,551 female police officers—one for every 10,000 women.

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International Day of the Girl, in Niger. Credit: Oxfam

On October 11th, Oxfam in Niger celebrated the International Day of the Girl, and with good reason. The wellbeing and future of generations to come depends largely on today’s girls and their health, education and economic status.

Press Release

More than two-thirds (72%) of activists working on women’s projects around the world say ending violence against women must be the top priority for the new UN Women agency, according to a new report published today by Oxfam and VSO.

Press Release

UN peacekeeping missions worldwide – one of the key instruments to protect civilians trapped in armed conflicts - often fail to engage with the local communities they are meant to protect, according to Oxfam.

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Love and sex are normal human needs for men and women, all over the world. But gender inequality makes sex very problematic. And women are often left to deal with the consequences of unsafe sex. This video explains how the female condom can help.

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