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Progress made in Unilever's labour practices in Vietnam, but significant challenges remain

A new report published today by Oxfam finds Unilever's overall commitment to labour rights in its Vietnam supply chain has improved over the last three years, but that significant challenges...

Sweatshop wages and unpaid care work: the double burden on Asia's women as its economy booms

Asia's economic success has been at the expense of poor women, who work long hours for low pay and do the majority of unpaid care work, according to a new report by Oxfam today. ...

Kunchi Sumar, 55, lost her daughter and her home in the earthquake. She has been receiving counselling and other support through one of the women's centres Oxfam set up.

Nepal one year on, most vulnerable people risk exclusion from earthquake recovery

Some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in Nepal are being excluded from the reconstruction process a year after the earthquake that killed 8,700 people, said Oxfam in a new report published...

Oxfam Online Shop launches Gender Pay Gap Sale

Oxfam's Online Shop is discounting selected items of men's, women's and children's clothing by 13.9% - representing the gap between men and women's pay in the UK - to mark...

Women spend two days a month more than men on housework and childcare in UK, survey finds

Women living with their partners in the UK spend an average of two working days a month more than men on housework and childcare, according to a new Oxfam poll.  ...

62 people own same as half world – Oxfam

Pre-Davos report shows how 1% now own more than rest of us combined ...

Women are living in fear for their safety three months on from Nepal earthquake, Oxfam says

Women in Nepal are living in fear of abuse because of the lack of privacy and security afforded by temporary shelters, Oxfam said today. According to research Oxfam conducted in Dhading district,...

New Director role at Oxfam GB demonstrates fighting for women's rights is crucial to ending poverty

Oxfam GB has appointed Laurie Adams as Women's Rights Director. This newly created role arises out of Oxfam's commitment to empowering women in poverty, which is central to reducing suffering...

Afghan women frozen out of peace talks, in danger of losing gains made since fall of the Taliban

Afghan women are consistently excluded from Afghanistan's peace negotiations and formal talks about the country's future, international agency Oxfam said today. Unless this discrimination...

Oxfam, The Asian Circle and a host of stars stand up for Women in South Asia at the London Mela

Oxfam and a host of stars including Muzz Khan, Khiyo, Nadia Manzoor, Neelofer Mir, Sheema Mukherjee, Eternal Taal and Bollywood dancers stood up for Women in South Asia and supported the London Mela...

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