- 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.
- July 24, 2015
The UN report takes aim at the wage gap between men and women across the country. In Canada, women continue to earn 20% less than their male peers for the same full-time work and are more likely to be poor.
- July 16, 2015
Unresolved rigged tax rules and privatized development are the major drawbacks of the UN Financing for Development Conference outcome, says Oxfam.