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The companies that make your favorite chocolate bars are not doing much to support the women who grow and pick cocoa for them. You can change this.

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Thousands of Haitians face eviction. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam calls for urgent action to prevent eviction of thousands from camps, as residents say they will be unable to afford to pay rent.

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How to achieve food justice for women: Join Oxfam’s global online policy discussion from November 19-30, 2012.

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Martha Mwasu Waziri was chosen as Tanzania's Mama Shujaa wa Chakula 2012 (Female Food Hero). She won 10 million Tanzanian Shillings ($6,325) to buy farming equipment of her choice.

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Beatrice Quayee holds rice ready for planting, Liberia. Photo: Kieran Doherty

The UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) has delivered solid guidance and important recommendations that governments must now follow through with action.

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Seed distribution in the town of Desvarieux, Haiti May 11, 2010. Photo: Ami Vita

With 60 percent of Haitians relying on farming to feed their families, a revitalized agriculture sector in Haiti is absolutely crucial to long-term growth.

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Salama and her daughter Eaman, Yemen. Credit: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

The hunger crisis in Yemen, which affects almost one out of every two Yemeni citizens, and is putting nearly one million children at risk of severe malnutrition, must be addressed immediately.

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Mothers across the world want to know what changes they can make to the way they buy, store and prepare food to help the environment and tackle hunger, according to a new global survey released by Oxfam today. Oxfam has outlined five simple changes we can all make to help fix a broken global food system that leaves nearly a billion people hungry every day.

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