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UK supermarkets squeezing millions of the poorest farmers and workers in their supply chains

Millions of people who produce the food for supermarkets are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, with many going hungry, according to a new report on global supermarket supply...


Reaction: International Development Committee report on UK aid

In response to the International Development Committee's report on the definition and spending of UK aid, Oxfam's head of advocacy Katy Chakrabortty said: ...

Funding crisis pushes millions of Congolese people to tipping point

Millions of people caught up in a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo risk rising levels of hunger, death and disease due to a lack of aid funding, a coalition of humanitarian...


Oxfam releases report into allegations of sexual misconduct in Haiti

This is Oxfam's final internal investigation report from 2011 into allegations of sexual misconduct and other unacceptable behaviour during Oxfam's humanitarian response to the Haiti earthquake...

Oxfam announces comprehensive action plan to stamp out abuse

Oxfam today announced a comprehensive plan of action to strengthen safeguarding systems across the organisation and stamp out abuse, including asking leading women's rights experts to lead an...


Oxfam response to DFID statement

Caroline Thomson, Oxfam Chair of Trustees, said: "I would like to thank the Secretary of State for a very challenging but constructive conversation. We unreservedly apologised to her as well...


Oxfam announces resignation of Deputy Chief Executive

Penny Lawrence today resigned as Deputy Chief Executive of Oxfam. Lawrence said: "I am deeply sad to announce that I have resigned as Deputy Chief Executive of Oxfam GB. "Over...


Oxfam commits to improvements in aftermath of Haiti reports



Oxfam response to The Times story - 9 February 2018

The behaviour of some members of Oxfam staff uncovered in Haiti in 2011 was totally unacceptable, contrary to our values and the high standards we expect of our staff. As soon as we became aware...


Reaction: European Parliament to establish new committee to investigate tax avoidance

In response to the European Parliament's decision to establish a new special committee to investigate tax avoidance following the Paradise Papers revelations, Oxfam's Head of Policy, Programmes...

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