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For many women and girls home is a dangerous place. The most common form of VAWG is intimate partner violence: globally, it is estimated that 30% of women experience this form of abuse.
One in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime. Whilst there is no single cause for such violence, some of the strongest and most consistent factors are harmful social norms that contribute to gender inequality. Read more on these harmful beliefs and join us to say ‘Enough’ to violence against women and girls.

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Greece, EU: Move Asylum Seekers to Safety

The Greek government and the EU should urgently ensure that all asylum seekers on the Aegean islands are transferred to suitable accommodation on the mainland or relocated to other EU countries as winter approaches, 20 human rights and other organizations said today.

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Jameela Ahmed's children sitting in the room they live in, in a village outside Khamer city, Yemen. Photo: Gabreez/Oxfam

Most of Yemen's 22.2 million people are now in need of humanitarian aid. This terrible situation is entirely caused by a war in which the parties are dependent on arms supplied from outside the country.

Oxfam Assessment Team survey the impact of Typhoon Haiyan, just days after it hit in Samar, Philippines. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Five years since Super Typhoon Haiyan, the worst storm ever to hit the Philippines, here are the critical lessons learned. Through your generous support, we've been to reach more than 850,000 people with humanitarian aid. How amazing is that - thank you!