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.
In South Sudan, widespread euphoria following independence in July 2011 has given way to disappointment that expected peace dividends have not materialized.
What progress has been made towards ending violence against women worldwide?
Healthy food and a sustainable way to produce it were among the goals of the more than one thousand women who marched on World Food Day 2012 in San Salvador.
New evidence revealed by Oxfam shows that women in India are being exploited and facing serious health problems, due to under-investment in healthcare by the Indian government and the proliferation of private for-profit clinics.
Oxfam strongly condemns the brutal sexual assault and subsequent death of a young woman in Delhi and calls for immediate systemic response to the increasing trend of violence against women in the country.
What is Violence Against Women? Why does it happen? What does it have to do with development? What does Oxfam do to end violence against women?
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Oxfam supports the Gender Development Association to involve women in income generation activities and the management of savings groups in one of the poorest areas of Laos.
Unilever, in partnership with Oxfam, announced the launch of a program to enhance women’s livelihoods in three southern border provinces in Thailand.
Twenty leading international and Afghan NGOs today called on NATO and the Afghan government to agree to commitments to ensure Afghan National Security Forces are able to protect civilians and are held accountable if they commit abuses or violate international law.