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.
Oxfam applauds today’s report by the International Monetary Fund, which argues that tackling gender inequality is not only an objective in itself, it's a key part of reducing the huge wealth gap between the rich and the poor.
Developed as an input to the consultation being held by the World Bank on the concept note for its new Gender Strategy 2016 - 2021, this document details Oxfam's priorities for the World Bank's gender work going forward, and its responses to the specific consultation questions.
This report looks at Somali women’s experiences with conflict, peace, violence, insecurity and state rebuilding
In response to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) latest report on inequality, In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All, Oxfam’s Senior Policy Advisor Claire Godfrey said:
“There is nothing surprising in the OECD’s latest report on inequality...
Eight of the “Big 10” international food and beverage companies have improved their overall scores in our in "Behind the Brands" scorecard since February 2014 but French dairy producer Danone and the US based Coca-Cola Company have failed to improve.
For decades, Arab women have been fighting for their political, social and economic rights. However, they remain excluded to significant degrees. Marcel Khalife, leading Arab artist and 15 civil society organizations are campaigning with us to support them.
Oxfam has carried out research on multiple inequalities in Pakistan in collaboration with the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the findings of which are presented in this report.
Hakim Mai, a 27 year old woman living in the Punjab Province, in Pakistan, has improved the life of her family and community, thanks to a project supported by Oxfam.
Changing attitudes through education and dialogue is central to the work of the Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust – a five-year women’s rights program.
The G20’s promise to pursue inclusive and sustainable growth is welcome, but its response to the Ebola crisis is dangerously inadequate.