Winifred (Winnie) Byanyima, a grass-roots activist, human rights advocate, senior international public servant, and world recognized expert on women’s rights, has been appointed Executive Director of Oxfam International – a role that provides strategic direction and coordination for the worldwide confederation of Oxfam affiliates.
Negotiators at the UN climate talks have narrowly avoided a collapse, agreeing to the bare minimum deal possible.
Filmed in early July in Wajir, Kenya, this special report via satellite link from Oxfam staff in East Africa, shows why clean water is so desperately needed.
Oxfam ambassador Kristin Davis, on the BBC News, describes her visit to Dadaab refugee camp, where she saw the devastating impact of the current drought.
Large parts of East Africa are facing the world's worst food crisis. More than 12 million people in East Africa are facing desperate food shortages following the worst drought in 60 years. Oxfam's emergency team explains how your donations will help save lives.
With short-term work projects, grants, and loans Oxfam is helping Haitian families get back on their feet. Oxfam prioritizes women in our cash grants projects, to help them start small businesses.