Research, Innovation & Publications
After months of uncertainty and ongoing challenges, the women's sector is becoming increasingly vulnerable to the economic and social fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, and experts have labelled the pandemic-induced recession a "she-cession".
The year 2020 was meant to be a year for celebrating and accelerating progress on gender equality as world leaders marked the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Instead, it has been a year of reckoning as the world grapples with multiple crises from COVID-19 to climate change, extreme inequality and global displacement.
Testimony given by Oxfam Canada's Interim Executive Director, Kate Higgins as part of the FINA Committee Pre-Budget Consultations.
Testimony given by Oxfam Canada's Director of Policy & Campaigns, Diana Sarosi, to the Status of Women Committee on Women's Unpaid Work.
COVID-19 is deepening the hunger crisis in the world’s hunger hotspots and creating new epicentres of hunger across the globe.
Oxfam offers the following three urgent recommendations to mining companies, which should be implemented regardless of the location of their operations.
Federal Budget 2020 is the opportunity for Canada to signal its renewed commitment to meeting the targets set out in the Beijing Platform for Action through ambitious and targeted investments.
Canada sits at a critical juncture in its efforts to advance gender equality and implement its Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP). This policy paper explores why and how Canada can advance its global leadership on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).
As the world prepares to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the 20th Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325, governments, donors, United Nations agencies, civil society organizations, and national and local actors must rally together to uphold women’s and girls’ rights where they are furthest behind: in conflict and emergency settings.