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In a world of plenty, 805 million hungry people is still 805 million too many.
Despite the region’s economic growth and poverty reduction in the last decade, Latin America and the Caribbean still remains the most unequal region in the world.
A billion-dollar flagship scheme to support private sector-led health care in Africa is bypassing poor people and concentrating instead on high-end urban hospitals catering mainly for the rich.
The international response to Syria is failing on three fronts – insufficient aid, meagre resettlement offers and continued arms transfers – Oxfam warns in its new report.
Oxfam Canada has announced the appointment of Julie Delahanty as its new Executive Director, effective October 1st, 2014.
Government policies and almost US$6 billion in aid money to support large partnerships with the private sector are risking Africans’ land rights, worsening inequality and damaging the environment.
Western and other rich countries should step up their efforts to resettle Syrian refugees, Oxfam said today after the number registered with UNHCR reached 3 million.
Oxfam welcomes the statement of support by Canada’s provincial energy and mines ministers for federal legislation to enhance the transparency of payments in the mining, oil and gas sectors.
Israeli and Palestinian leaders must seize the opportunity of the new ceasefire to end the violence once and for all.
All states should immediately suspend transfers of arms or ammunition to Israel and any Palestinian armed group while there is serious risk that they could be used to violate international humanitarian law.