Oxfam calls for radical change in way world deals with ever increasing numbers of people at risk of calamity
Governments and aid agencies have to tackle the politics and power at the heart of the increasing effects of climate change, rising inequality and people's vulnerability to disasters according to a new report published today by international agency Oxfam.
The report, No Accident: Resilience...
In response to Mondelez's announcement today that they will take steps to address inequality facing women in their cocoa supply chains following pressure from consumers as part of international aid agency Oxfam's Behind the Brands Campaign, Penny Fowler, Head of Oxfam Private Sector Policy said:
"Promises made today by the world's biggest chocolate maker, Mondelez international to address inequality for...
Responding to Justine Greening's speech promising to tackle violence against women, Sue Turrell, Oxfam's Deputy International Director, said:
"We are delighted Justine Greening has promised to do more to tackle the 'pandemic' of violence against women in Afghanistan and beyond.
"Helping women assert themselves in the home and workplace benefits both women themselves, and by unlocking their...
Tuesday 8th January - Lauren Laverne and Cherry Healey were joined by celebrity friends including Gizzi Erskine, Grace Dent, Sharon Horgan and Grace Woodward for a girls' night out to launch Oxfam's Get Together for International Women's Day, which raises money to support women living in poverty worldwide.
The launch party was all about inspiring ideas for Get Together events and encouraging women to get planning for International...
A new report by Oxfam, published today, argues that harnessing the "immense consumer power" of women around the world can help ensure everyone has enough to eat.
Currently, a billion people on the planet go to bed hungry, despite there being enough food to feed everyone. Oxfam is campaigning to ensure 'food for all' and, as its report highlights, believes that the consumer power of women can help solve this problem.
Development gains made in Afghanistan over the last decade are in danger of being thrown away if levels of aid fall away in conjunction with the withdrawal of international troops in 2014, Oxfam warned today.
Ahead of a vital donor conference in Tokyo this week, Oxfam is calling on governments represented at the summit to maintain levels of aid to the country and ensure this aid reaches the Afghan men, women and children who need it most.
Scots superstar Annie Lennox will perform a special set in Glasgow on Thursday night to raise funds for an Oxfam project to end violence against women.
The singer is the highlight of the Scottish Circle's 'We Can' event, an evening of fashion and music, which aims to raise more than £100,000.
'Oxfam - We Can - Pakistan' is the first major fundraiser by the Scottish Circle, a new group of influential Scots women...