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Oxfam Canada

As an organization fighting for women's rights here and around the world, we stand with the women and girls who experienced this exploitation. 

Women learning how to repair a borehole, Malawi.

Last year, Malawi suffered extreme drought as a result of climate change and El Nino. When the government called on the international community for help, Oxfam responded with a borehole rehabilitation project that increased access to clean water and helped increase food production in local...

Photo of women in Bangladesh. Credit: Goutham Jho

The #MeToo campaign is empowering survivors across the globe to share their stories.  But in many countries, women and girls still can’t speak out or access justice. 

Laila in Bangladesh

Laila, who is pregnant with two young children, describes the treacherous journey from Myanmar to Bangladesh.

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.

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