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Nimo, Somaliland

Right now, millions of families around the world are facing severe food shortages, fleeing their homes in search of safety, and navigating life without access to safe, clean water. These are the stories of three women who have persevered through circumstances beyond their control.

Photo: Tom Pietrasik. Mymensingh, Bangladesh. November 19th 2014

It’s time to start conversations, get involved and pressure our lawmakers for much-needed changes.

Khulood*, five months old – from Haradh District. Credit: Gabreez

It is being called the worst cholera outbreak ever documented – taking place in the midst of the world’s largest humanitarian crisis.

A group of women at the entrance to the displaced people's settlement of Muna Garage on the outskirts of Maiduguri in Nigeria. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Today for #WorldFoodDay we’re showcasing four women who are leading the fight against hunger. As farmers, activists and aid workers, women are feeding their communities, reducing poverty, and challenging those in power to do more.

The Twajiji school WASH club in Bidibidi, Northern Uganda.

Oxfam is helping build a movement to shift power, knowledge, and resources from international actors to local humanitarian leaders around the world to create a more fair, effective, and sustainable system, and one that strengthens disaster-vulnerable countries and communities over time. 

Creating Spaces

On International Day of the Girl Child, we celebrate the resilience, strength, and power of girls worldwide. Girls are unstoppable. Today – and every day - let us commit to investing in girls and creating space for change.

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