Oxfam Vanuatu’s Program officer, Mini Mului, loves her job. But 10 years ago, such a position seemed like a distant dream. Like many Ni-Vanuatu young women, she had always enjoyed school, but had to leave when she fell pregnant. She spent the next three years caring for her daughter and thinking she’d never have a […]
Cissy is an Aboriginal woman from the Jaru and Kija groups who was born and raised in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. She grew up seeing her elders fighting for the rights of Aboriginal people – and she is now one of many leading this fight. For Cissy, the fight for greater recognition […]
By Oxfam humanitarian communication officer in Nigeria, Mushood Raimi The world is slowly waking up to the desperate crisis growing in Africa, yet not much is known about the terrible experiences faced by the people affected. The violence in northeast Nigeria, as well as in neighbouring Niger, Chad and Cameroon, has forced 2.7 million people […]
In a few days, the global community will meet in New York to talk refugees — and Prime Minister Turnbull will be there. This is Australia's chance to make a real difference to people seeking safety.
Hunger affects one in nine people around the world. And thankfully, there are things each of us can do, even at school. Things that tie-in with who we are, our interests, and the people we meet. We just need to think laterally.
For our Pacific Island neighbours, climate change is a matter of survival. At the same time, they are lighting the way to a brighter future with smart climate solutions and bold leadership. As these inspiring quotes by the leaders of Pacific nations show, it’s time Australia followed their lead. Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall […]
With a record 65 million people currently displaced around the world, it’s easy to forget we’re talking about real people facing real danger. These are the stories of just five refugee children and their families. Ordinary people forced to make extraordinary choices as they flee war, violence and persecution.
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With just four kilometres separating us, Papua New Guinea (PNG) is Australia’s closest neighbour. And last year, millions of people in PNG were facing hunger, thirst and disease on our doorstep
Ordinary people are performing extraordinary acts in the hope of a better life for their families. Worldwide, more than 65 million people have been forced to flee their homes to be free from conflict, violence and persecution. This includes around half the Syrian population.