- 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.
- February 23, 2017
The aid organizations say that if their requests are not urgently acted upon, the number of people going hungry could increase to more than 5.5 million by July 2017.
- February 21, 2017
As so often in a crisis, women and children being the worst affected. We need an end to the fighting so that we can get food to those that urgently need it and provide them with support to rebuild their shattered lives.
- February 14, 2017
Oxfam is deeply concerned for the safety of families trapped in western Mosul, and particularly the Old City where the narrow, densely-populated streets could become a death trap.