Urgent action is needed now in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Millions of people have been forced from their homes due to conflict and are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. An outbreak of Ebola virus has spread into the northwest of the country, raising fears of a wider epidemic. Your help can save lives.
Kpatua, a village of about 120 households located in the farthest northeastern corner of Ghana, is not on the national electricity grid. Oxfam in collaboration with a local partner is working on a renewable solar energy project which provides clean water, lights, and the potential for more improvements.
Having spent most of his life fighting for women's rights, Amina Ehrary runs her own women counseling center where she advises, supports and gets access to justice for survivors of gender-based violence in Afghanistan. Her tireless efforts to change the lives of women has transformed her into a role model for other women and someone the community trusts. Read her story.
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.
Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, despite billion-dollar profits in the food industry, reveals a new report published by Oxfam.
A survey of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh has found that more than half are almost completely unprepared for the floods, landslides and disease that accompany the monsoon weather, with women most at risk.
Supermarkets are increasingly squeezing the price they pay their suppliers. This, coupled with the weakening influence of small-scale farmers and workers is causing human rights violations, inequality, and poverty. Here's how to fix this.