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Eilish December 15, 2017
These four ladies met at the Great Lake Relay in Taupō, and are excited to hit the trail in March.
Eilish November 6, 2017
Another year, another scandal. First came #LuxLeaks, then #PanamaPapers. Today, reporters all over the world are covering the Paradise Papers, based on leaked documents from yet another offshore tax firm, showing how international corporations and billionaires hide their fortunes and avoid paying taxes.
Eilish November 1, 2017
By Heather Coleman Climate and Energy Director, Oxfam America When the Paris Agreement on climate change was adopted by 195 countries back in 2015, most assumed that the next several COP meetings would be sleepy, technical affairs. After all, the agreement was done! Only the fine-print—the so-called “Paris Rulebook” -- was left undecided.
Eilish October 31, 2017
Story by Kamilo 'Ali, Oxfam's Polynesia Micronesia Livelihoods Programme Manager, 13.10.2017 Seven years ago, Sione Te’i fell from a multi-storied building and completely paralysed both of his legs. He’s confined to a wheelchair 24/7, with his legs covered, which seriously limits income-generating opportunities for him.
Eilish October 26, 2017
Two months into the crisis, more than 603,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed over into southern Bangladesh, while thousands are still trapped in the border. According to the UN, the pace of new arrivals made this crisis the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world, and the concentration of refugees in Cox’s Bazar is now amongst the densest in the world.
Eilish October 19, 2017
Elizabeth, a farmer from South Sudan. Photo: Tim Bierley/Oxfam About 80 percent of the world’s food is produced by small-scale farming. Women make up on average 43 percent of this agricultural labour in developing countries. They are the majority in some countries. In South Asia, more than two-thirds of employed women work in agriculture. In eastern Africa, over half of farmers are women.
Eilish October 16, 2017
A group of women at the entrance to the displaced people's settlement of Muna Garage on the outskirts of Maiduguri in Nigeria. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam Women bear the brunt of the battle against hunger, but they’re also a powerful force capable of feeding their communities.
Eilish October 4, 2017
by Artur Francisco, Digital Campaigns Coordinator
Eilish October 4, 2017
Our Humanitarian Specialist, Darren Brunk, went along to Sophie's school to receive her donation. We are incredibly grateful to have the support of one of the coolest 13-year-olds out – Sophie Guerin. She sold hot drinks at her school in Wellington and raised a massive $627 which she chose to give to Oxfam. We can’t thank her enough for her support of those people who need it most.
Eilish October 3, 2017
A young woman receives food aid at the Bulakhali camp in Bangladesh, where 13,500 people are seeking humanitarian assistance. Oxfam plans to assist more than 200,000 people with emergency support. Photo: AJM Zobaidur Rahman/Oxfam Oxfam is responding with water, sanitation, and other essentials

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