28 years old Edna washes dishes outside her home in Masvingo District, Zimbabwe.

Make care count

Our economies enable a privileged few - mostly men - to accumulate enormous wealth and power. Meanwhile women and girls work 12.5 billion hours every day caring for others. For free. We cannot beat poverty without tackling such shameful inequality.

Our work

The power of people against poverty

Oxfam is a global movement of people, working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together, we save, protect and rebuild lives when disaster strikes. We help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. we take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

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Our impact at a glance


Oxfam works in 67 countries around the world. Choose a country to find out more.