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Keep Revo safe

Revo fled from her home in Congo with her children to escape the war. Donors like you were there to provide emergency assistance like latrines equipped with lights and locks to ensure refugees’ safety. Now were tackling long term development together.
Give a gift that will light her way and keep her safe.

Museum without a home

Join us for an evening of art, food and music as we support a movement to put power and decision-making ability in the hands of women forced to flee conflict worldwide.
Museum without a home tour

Hunger and Famine Crises

This is a crisis we cannot ignore. Worsening hunger and the spread of famine are imminent, but not yet inevitable. We can still stop the spread of famine and prevent a catastrophic loss of life if we act now.
Food Crisis: More than 20 million people are at risk

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is November 19. Having a toilet somewhere safe and dignified should not be a luxury in this day and age, and yet, this basic right is still being overlooked. The UN estimates that 2.4 billion people around the world lack access to basic sanitation facilities such as toilets and latrines.
World Toilet Day is November 19
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News

The Her Future, Her Choice: Strengthening Young Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights program will directly reach 250,000 women (including young women and girls), and 90,000 men and boys in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.     ... more
After years of protracted violence, forced displacement and severe hunger many people are still terrified to go to Ebola treatment centers.     ... more
The area, one of the poorest in DRC, is already struggling with malnutrition, cholera and the threat of a resurgence in conflict.    ... more

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Features

Romida lives in Shafiullah Ghata Camp with her husband and five children, including her newborn baby. Romida gave birth on the floor of her shelter with no medical support.
Despite huge progress made, I can’t fully rejoice while so many women across the world continue to face impossible choices every day.    ... more
Oxfam Report 2018 Protected and Powerful
Humanitarian crises are hard for everyone, though particularly difficult for women and girls. They face increased risk of violence, exhausting workloads to ensure their families survive and lack full control over decisions that affect the trajectories of their    ... more
 Julie Delahanty, Oxfam Canada Executive Director, visiting Oxfam’s cash for work program in a refugee camp, Gambela region of Ethiopia.
On the heels of ‘grave errors’ in the humanitarian sector, aid groups are pledging to redouble efforts to prevent the sexual exploitation and abuse of the world’s most vulnerable.    ... more