- 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.
- July 29, 2015
Oxfam Canada was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Flora MacDonald, a great friend and an inspiring example of women’s leadership in Canada.
- July 28, 2015
The Up for Debate campaign has released a selection of questions that it has crowdsourced for potential use in its upcoming federal election debate, scheduled to take place in Toronto on September 21st.
- July 28, 2015
Since the start of the conflict, nearly 25,000 additional people are going hungry each day in Yemen as the blockade and fighting restrict food, fuel and other vital supplies, Oxfam warned.