A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Did you know that at least one in three women will experience some form of violence during their lifetime? It is one of the most widespread violations of human rights and has long-term devastating effects. It is time to say ‘enough is enough’. Join us.
Millions of people are being forced to flee their homes, risking everything to escape violence, conflict or persecution. We are providing life-emergency support in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and in Europe. As winter unfolds, these vulnerable families need your help even more. Please donate.
One person in three in the world lives in poverty.
Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.
Oxfam - as part of a global coalition of 223 civil society organizations - urgently calls upon UN member states to step in and request an Emergency Special Session of the UN General Assembly to demand an end to all unlawful attacks in Aleppo and elsewhere in Syria.
Latin American countries have failed to govern their lands fairly and are now so deep in thrall to rich elites and big business that the future of sustainable and inclusive development of much of the continent hangs in the balance.
How I realized that smartphones are not a luxury item for refugees and migrants – they are essential.