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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.

Photo of Melody Mutsauki with her two year old daughter Brighton outside their home in Zimbabwe.

Transforming gender and power relations is critical to ending poverty and challenging inequality. Read examples of how Oxfam and our partners are strengthening the laws that protect the rights of women and girls.

Photo of Akon Malek who lives in the Malakal IDP camp in South Sudan.

Months after marking four years of devastating war, South Sudan has reached another critical point: more South Sudanese are hungry than ever before.

Oxfam Canada. Photo: Anne Toralles Leite

Oxfam is committed to walk that path, determined to rebuild the trust of our supporters, our partners and the people we work with, never losing sight of our mission to end global poverty by supporting women’s rights.

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