- September 16, 2015
Women’s issues finally took the forefront in the federal election thanks to a partnership between the Up For Debate campaign, Twitter Canada, Toronto Star and Le Devoir.
- September 14, 2015
Oxfam welcomed the Government of Canada’s announcement of a $100 million matching fund program for the Syrian Refugee Crisis.
- September 11, 2015
On September 15, 2015, three Nobel peace laureates joined Canadian women thought-leaders in Ottawa for an inspiring pre-federal election conversation on the potential for feminist ideas and approaches to transform foreign policy.
- August 26, 2015
The signing of the peace agreement by President Salva Kiir Mayardit is a positive step toward ending the brutal 20 month civil war but aid agencies CARE, IRC, Oxfam and World Vision say it is only the beginning of a long, hard journey towards peace and reconciliation.
- August 25, 2015
The Up for Debate campaign announced today that it has confirmation from four major parties to explore an alternative debate format to put women at the centre of Canada’s federal election campaign. It is still hoping for confirmation from the fifth.
- August 20, 2015
The WHS aims at major global reforms to better protect and assist people affected by crisis. Research and experience show that the failure to address the gendered impacts of crises is one of the biggest weaknesses and recurrent gaps in disaster responses. Oxfam along with 20 other organizations is calling on the WHS to put women’s leadership, gender equality and GBV at heart of these reforms.
- August 18, 2015
The people of South Sudan need and deserve an immediate cessation of hostilities and lasting peace for any hope of sustainable development for the country.
- August 12, 2015
- August 10, 2015
This week Oxfam Canada hosts volunteers and activists from campuses and communities across Canada for a week of workshops and training in the life of making positive change.
- July 31, 2015
Over a third of registered refugees in Jordan will have their assistance reduced to about a quarter of what they originally received through the program. The most vulnerable refugees will see their assistance reduced to USD$14, about half of what they originally received through the program, and others will have their assistance reduced to USD$7.