- September 24, 2008
Cutting maternal mortality by three quarters is the MDG most severely off track, with half a million women still dying in childbirth every year most of them needlessly
- September 9, 2008
Rich countries must start basing their climate change policies on existing human rights principles and stop using economic excuses to wriggle out of their responsibilities, says international agency Oxfam in a new report released today.
- September 12, 2008
The biggest impact of the recent hurricanes in Cuba is on farms, housing and other infrastructure according to international agency, Oxfam.
- September 16, 2008
With the untimely passing of our champion and mentor, Oxfam Canada honours Marion Dewar with the creation of the Marion Dewar Fund for Women's Leadership. Marion was a lifelong advocate for justice, peace, inclusiveness and quality public services. She dedicated her life to galvanizing citizen action in defense of human rights.
- September 22, 2008
MDGs meeting at UN in New York is crucial. We need a dramatic shift in political will and ambition to tackle poverty.
- September 4, 2008
Last-minute negotiations pushed by developing country and European ministers at the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness have secured commitments to improve international aid.
- September 2, 2008
Oxfam Canada is now accepting donations for the devastation sustained in Cuba after Hurricane Gustav destroyed or caused severe damage to 100,000 homes, banana plantations, poultry farms, power lines and infrastructure over the past five days.
- September 2, 2008
After a day of intense negotiations in Accra, Ghana, pressure is building for a breakthrough at a crucial global summit on how aid works.
- August 14, 2008
An Oxfam team in Georgia will begin distributing medical supplies to
hospitals and blankets and other essential items to those displaced by the
- July 9, 2008
The 2008 G8 Summit in Japan failed to tackle the grievous problems facing the world that are hitting poor people first and hardest, said international agency Oxfam today at the summit's end