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Date: Nov 2014

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From grove to market: how Oxfam is helping Palestinian olive farmers

The annual olive harvest is one of the most important events of the year for Palestinian farmers. It brings families and communities together and provides an income for around 100,000 people. Photos...

Nada's story is part of Oxfam's 16 Days of Activism Campaign against Gender Violence.

"He had locked me out. He didn't even let me collect my clothes."

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. November 25th is a day set aside to raise awareness and trigger action on this global problem. Here, Nay el Rahi tells...

"If we are ignored now, life will return to how it was before."

Women's rights have been held up as one of the most tangible gains of the international intervention in Afghanistan. Yet, despite 13 years of promises from the international community that women's...

"I wanted to go to university"

Women's rights have been held up as one of the most tangible gains of the international intervention in Afghanistan. Yet, despite 13 years of promises from the international community that women's...

Ebola crisis: Oxfam update number 3

Catherine Meredith, Ebola Response Communications Coordinator in West Africa, shares the latest Ebola response update. ...

You stepped up to tackle Ebola - but did the world’s richest countries?

On 1 October the United Nations issued the stark warning that the Ebola outbreak must be brought under control within 60 days or the world will face an unprecedented situation for which...

Ebola crisis: Oxfam update

At Oxfam we are kept well informed about all of the emergencies that we are responding to as an organisation - it's crucial to our jobs that we understand what Oxfam is doing. This is the factsheet...

On or off the field, it's time to even it up

Yesterday was an interesting morning to say the least - barely midday and I was already tired and sweaty! Here at Oxfam we spent the morning playing football, but this wasn't your usual...

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