Julia - On the Road to Justice

Despite passage of laws that recognize women’s rights, barriers to gender equality in Tanzania remain. After being severely beaten by her husband, Julia asked the Morogoro Paralegal Centre (MPLC), an Oxfam partner, for help.

Gap between rich and poor widening

In the past year everyone from Barack Obama to Pope Francis, IMF chief Christine Lagarde to UN head Ban Ki-Moon have highlighted the dangers caused by extreme inequality and how it holds back billions of people from reaching their full potential and getting out of poverty.

Ebola: How Oxfam and its partners are responding

Oxfam and its partners in the Humanitarian Coalition are working to stop the transmission of the Ebola virus in Liberia, Sierra Leone and other West African countries through the delivery of effective, evidence based, outbreak control measures.
Ebola Crisis

Ending Hunger, One Step at a Time

Changing seasons and extreme weather are leading to droughts, flash floods and landslides. Put simply, climate change is making people hungry.


In a battle against the clock, with less than two months left in the window to curb the spread of the virus ravaging Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, there is still a crippling shortfall in military staff to provide    ... more
Oxfam is warning that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not be contained unless more is done to prevent new infections.     ... more
Oxfam Canada applauds Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird’s pledge of up to $10 million to provide services and treatment for Syrian and Iraqi refugees who have been victims of sexual abuse.    ... more


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Tegegn may not have set out to become one of the world’s many family farmers, but this week she will serve as spokesperson on their behalf    ... more
Millions of refugees have now fled violence in Syria and are in desperate need of shelter, food and water. Over half of them are children.    ... more
In South Sudan, over 7 million people are at risk of food insecurity and over 4 million people in need of humanitarian aid. Please help us provide urgently needed food, water and sanitation now and prevent this crisis turning into a catastrophe.    ... more