- April 11, 2017
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published its annual review of development aid assistance today, ranking Canada as the 11th largest OECD-DAC donor, down from 9th in 2015 and 10th in 2014.
- March 22, 2017
The Government of Canada released its Federal Budget 2017 today, taking a few positive steps in the right direction to make the economy work for women.
- March 20, 2017
Will Minister Morneau put on his feminist shoes ahead of budget day 2017?
- March 17, 2017
Women’s rights supporters in Canada would love to see the Minister of Finance wear feminist shoes on budget day.
- March 13, 2017
Inside Syria, civilians in besieged areas are under a tightening grip. Those who have fled Syria are seeing doors slammed in their faces.
- March 8, 2017
Today’s announcement of 650 million over three years towards sexual and reproductive health and rights comes on the heels of Canada’s previous $20 million pledge at the She Decides conference in Brussels a week ago. The conference brought together heads of state from around the world to address the funding gaps created by President Trump’s reinstatement of the Global Gag Rule.
- March 6, 2017
The unprecedented 120 day closure of the refugee resettlement program poses a real threat to the lives of refugees. Given the multiple, overlapping and time-sensitive medical and security screens imposed by the process, refugees effectively have only a two month window to travel once their screens are complete before screens begin to expire.
- March 6, 2017
All governments have a role to play in fighting inequality. With a Feminist Prime Minister and a government committed to inclusive growth, Canada is well placed to really push the needle forward on gender equality and improve the lives of women living in poverty.
- March 2, 2017
Oxfam and other civil society groups look forward to future announcements that will support the full scale Future Planning Initiative, a plan put forth by a group of Canadian and global civil society organizations to empower 18 million adolescents and young women with full access to their sexual and reproductive health and rights.
- February 24, 2017
Oxfam calls on donors to take immediate action to help as many as 20 million people now at risk of starvation.