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Times may seem dark but thanks to your generosity, we can provide hope, safety and a better future. This holiday season, give light.
This holiday season, give light

What She Knows Matters

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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


Sterilizing women without their free, full, and informed consent is a form of violence and torture.    ... 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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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