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Flooding Crisis in Pakistan: Donations To The Humanitarian Coalition Will Be Matched By The Government Of Canada To Provide Emergency Assistance

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

The Humanitarian Coalition commends the commitment of the Canadian government to match the donations made to provide assitance to the 33 million people impacted by the flooding in Pakistan. The…

Pakistan floods: Oxfam begins relief response and calls for coordinated international action

Tags: Emergency Response, Natural Disasters

Oxfam is mounting a humanitarian response to the catastrophic flooding in Pakistan working with a network of local partner organizations. Relief efforts will focus on two of the hardest-hit provinces…

Six Women Creating Spaces for Gender Justice in Asia

Tags: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Violence Against Women and Girls, Women's Transformative Leadership

Through the Creating Spaces project, these women champion female leadership to advance gender justice.

A group of Brown women wearing colourful saris are sitting down on the floor and raising their hands.

"Let me be the last survivor": Lessons from six years of action to end violence against women and girls in Asia

Tags: Feminist Aid, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Violence Against Women and Girls, Women's Transformative Leadership

How communities in east and south Asia tackled gender-based violence and changed laws and social norms to protect women and girls.

Three girls dressed formally hold two red dark pink banners with white text that reads, hashtag End child marriage and hashtag girl defenders. All the girls are smiling and looking directly at the camera. The one standing in the middle wears a red headscarf.

Finding the Path to Voice, Choice and Agency

Tags: Violence Against Women and Girls

Noor, 18, shares her story of walking away from domestic violence in Pakistan, which has been labelled an endemic social and public health problem with more than 24 per cent…

A woman facing a concrete wall with sunlight shining on her head

Oxfam Canada receives federal funding to strengthen women’s rights organizations in Pakistan

Tags: Advocacy in Canada, Women's Transformative Leadership

(Ottawa) – Thanks to a contribution of $8 million from the Government of Canada, women’s rights organizations throughout Pakistan will have increased access to resources and support for their work…

The Girl Child is Resilient, Strong and Unstoppable

Tags: Advocacy in Canada, Violence Against Women and Girls, Women's Transformative Leadership

“Do not get married if you are a child, because you do not yet understand about the household. “  These are the words of Putri (15) who, married at 13,…


Six richest countries host less than 9% of refugees

The six wealthiest countries – which make up more than half the global economy – host less than nine percent of the world’s refugees while poorer countries and territories are…

Oxfam teams present in South Asia, ready to respond to powerful earthquake

Tags: Emergency Response

A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan shook buildings from Kabul to Delhi today, cutting power and communications in some areas and causing a steadily rising number of deaths, mainly in…

Oxfam says that more needs to be done to help prepare people for disasters, as it marks its 40th year of working in Pakistan

Tags: Emergency Response

Oxfam is calling for more investment to go into preparing people for floods and other disasters in Pakistan as it marks its 40th year of working in the country this…