On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
In November 2015, Sakina and her husband attended training and learning sessions about unpaid care work. It was eye opening for them. Today, they are sharing the household and she has gradually taking control of her own time. She is a dairy producer and would like to expand her business.
Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima says she is “honored” at her appointment by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to the first-ever High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment.
Trying to solve poverty is a lot like trying to solve a really hard puzzle.
That's why Oxfam has a new six-sided strategy to tackle it, driven by the power of people against poverty.
There is growing evidence that an investment in women is an investment in a community's future. Deysi Román, now 43 years old, is beginning to understand the importance of her voice.
We envision a world in which people can influence the decisions that affect their lives.
Women’s leadership is a fundamental part of our work, and why we put women’s rights at the heart of everything we do.
We are building a global citizenship movement capable of demanding justice from governments and companies.
Amanda escaped from the farm where she was working when she was 15.
This report reflects Oxfam’s emphasis on the role of sustainable livelihoods in rural areas, particularly agriculture, in reducing poverty and inequality.