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.

Communities relocated to make way for gold mines in Ghana struggle with loss of agricultural land, unemployment, and environmental damage. Neil Brander/Oxfam America.

Being such a global hub for mining finance and expertise, Canada is uniquely positioned to influence and change the mining industry.

Iffat teaches Rohingya refugees living in the camp in Cox's Bazar about health and hygiene, to help them keep well and to prevent a major outbreak of disease.

Iffat shares with us the most satisfying part of my job: hearing from refugees what a difference Oxfam’s support has made to them.

Alice* used to get sick regularly. Photo: Corinna Kern

Simple solutions –– like bikes –– can bring not only hope, but better access to education.

High school students Mamadou Thioye (19), at left, and Aisha* (16). Both are participants in the ‘Connecting 4 Life’ program that helps young people in Senegal learn about human sexuality through an online education platform. Photo by: Brett Eloff | Oxfam

Now more than ever, the federal government needs to invest in SRHR and support feminist youth and women’s organizations and movements, at home and abroad, whose advocacy efforts are vital for holding ground. 

The winds, intense rain and flooding caused power outages, damaged homes and infrastructure, destroyed crops and contaminated water sources.


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