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Paulina Sibanda’s husband, Opheus Dube, stands outside their home in Zvishevane region, Zimbabwe with their daughter

Opheus is taking a big step to end extreme poverty by changing attitudes about unpaid care work in his community. 

 

A Mother and daughter stand in front of shelters at the Fadhigaab IDP camp, Sool region, Somaliland.

Heather Patterson, Oxfam Humanitarian Program Officer, recounts her experience on a field visit to Somaliland. Somaliland suffered from severe drought in 2017, which left millions hungry and without access to clean and safe water.

Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima (right) at the G7 Ministerial meetings in Whistler. (Photo: Diana Sarosi | Oxfam Canada)

 

Every day brings with it a rousing success or a crushing setback in our fight for equal rights. One fight Oxfam International's Executive Director Winnie Byanyima has been focusing her efforts on is the global economic model that’s absolutely rigged against women....

Mamata sitting with her son in Sindhupalchok province, Nepal.

On April 25, 2015, a massive 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal that left nearly 9,000 people dead and destroyed or damaged more than 850,000 homes. Three years on, Oxfam continues to work in the affected communities, to rebuild lives and help people recover their livelihoods.

Image of Rasmiya Salih Shoaib's children at home in Qara Tapa, southern Diyala

This week marks 20 years since the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement were adopted. However, little has changed on the ground. Rasmiya is one of thousands of women struggling to feed her children in the wake of ISIS.

Young boys sit together in Syria

Seven long years after the Syria crisis began, the situation remains bleak. At least 400,000 Syrians have been killed and over 13 million are in desperate need of humanitarian aid.

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