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.
Every time you open your fridge and food cupboards, you step into the global food system.
In rural areas of Tanzania, more than 90 per cent of households keep chickens, but few keep more than 20.
Oxfam Ambassador and photographer Helena Christensen is back from Turkana, Northern Kenya -- one of the many regions in the Horn of Africa that have been affected by the severe drought that has put over 13 million people at risk.
The winner Ester and the other 10 finalists proved that sometimes it is the unheard voices that make the loudest noise.
For 40-year-old Naima Abu Shawareb living in Al Shaati refugee camp, the electricity crisis has brought increased hardships over and above what she was facing already.
In a rural area in western Haiti, a group of women is expanding their milling business – which they hope will give the local economy a much-needed boost. Caroline Gluck reports.
Ten years after the start of the western intervention in Afghanistan, Afghan women are facing an uncertain future.
The improvements for Afghan women’s rights gained over the last decade are at risk of slipping away and could be lost in a quick fix bargain for peace, Oxfam warned today.
Women are on the front line of coping with and adapting to the effects of climate change.