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This page lists all the articles from all the Oxfam blogs. You can restrict the display using the filters.

Eilish April 24, 2018
In April 2015, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck Nepal, killing over 9,000 people and destroying or damaging over 850,000 homes. Three years on, we're excited to introduce you to three women, Muna, Tirsana and Til, from Sindhupalchowk, Nepal, who were empowered by your support following that devastating day. Meet Muna
Eilish April 10, 2018
Blog written by AJM Zobaidur Rahman, Campaigns and Communications Officer, Oxfam in Bangladesh. Photo: Maruf Hasan/Oxfam Rajiah, 46, fled violence near her home in Myanmar six months ago with her 15-year-old daughter. She is now living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Eilish April 3, 2018
Photo: Patrick Moran/OxfamAUS “To the Australians and New Zealanders who are donating their money to support this work, it’s really touching the lives of the rural people. And that’s what I like to see. When you support people it brings joy to your heart."
Eilish March 9, 2018
Oxfam is proud to have signed an important and powerful letter to our Prime Minister, alongside many other Kiwi businesses, actors, musicians, churches, unions and academics, calling for an end to oil and gas exploration - a vital step in addressing climate change. Read the full letter below. Open letter to Jacinda Ardern: End oil exploration in New Zealand Dear Prime Minister,
Eilish February 28, 2018
Our livelihoods project in Vanuatu has been running for two years, with a focus on empowering farmers to improve their practices for a more stable income, more diverse range of food, and greater wellbeing. It’s thanks to your ongoing support that we’ve been so successful so far.
Eilish February 17, 2018
You will have seen the stories in the news recently about the sexual misconduct of former Oxfam employees in Haiti and beyond. We are ashamed, angry and so very sorry for the appalling behaviour that happened in our name. We want you to know that we are committed to fixing the things we got wrong so we can better protect the people we serve - and continue to fight poverty wherever and however it exists. What we're doing right now: the Oxfam Action Plan.
Eilish January 25, 2018
Our new report about the state of inequality in the world reveals how our economy is delivering unimaginable rewards for those at the top by exploiting millions of ordinary workers at the bottom.
Eilish January 22, 2018
Lan, 32, works in a factory in Dong Nai province, southern Vietnam, which produces shoes for global fashion brands. She works on 1200 pairs of shoes a day, yet she can't afford to buy even one pair for her son on the amount she earns each month. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam Blog post by Nick Bryer Oxfam Global Inequality Lead (Davos)
Eilish December 20, 2017
A team full of firefighters and rescue workers - they sound unstoppable!
Eilish December 15, 2017
These four ladies met at the Great Lake Relay in Taupō, and are excited to hit the trail in March.

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