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Enough: Together We Can End Violence Against Women and Girls

It's a sobering fact that one in every three women worldwide is likely to suffer physical or sexual abuse at some point in her life.  ...

Women Unlimited. Poverty Undone.

Here at Oxfam, we put women at the heart of everything we do. Not just because it's right, but because it's the best way to end poverty.  ...

Oxfam Cymru celebrates success of Sanctuary Project

Today marks the end of a three-year project in Wales which welcomed and created opportunities for women seeking sanctuary in the country.  ...

Adios and diolch Antonina from Oxfam Cymru

Oxfam Cymru's Access to Work and Enterprise Project started three years ago with none other than Antonina Mendola at the helm. Antonina had previously spent twenty six years working on poverty...

DONATE AND HELP MOTHERS

Oxfam shops are calling on the people of Wales to donate their unwanted items. Over the next three months the UK government will match every pound raised by your items during January, February and...

Amina - finding meaning in helping others

To watch Amina Abdi  in action in her classroom at Newport's Gap Centre, you'd think she'd been teaching for years. She has bags of confident  assurance as she puts the BME...

Stories Online

Women who took part in Oxfam Cymru's Access to Work project have recorded their stories for posterity. Saima (pictured) and Darina's digital stories (audio with photographs) are now...

Amany Mohammad (27), a mother of five, fled her home in Syria after it was bombed, destroying it almost entirely.Credit Sam Tarling/Oxfam.

Shifting Sands - The Crisis for refugees fleeing Syria has only just begun.

Research in Lebanon shows many families fled Syria because they feared for their lives, yet their safety and security remain under threat. ...

Latoya at Radio Cardiff

Latoya's Journey

My name is Latoya. I come from Barbados. I'm 28 and a participant in Oxfam Cymru's Sanctuary in Wales project  based in Oasis, Cardiff for women refugees and asylum seekers.  I...

Trip to the Bay

Anna McVicker writes: This week four women from Oxfam's Building Livelihoods and Strengthening Communities group based in South Riverside Community Development Centre took the bus down...

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