Recently Oxfam's own Schools Program Coordinator Annalise De Mel presented a workshop on teaching controversial issues at a UNESCO global citizenship education conference in Seoul, South Korea.
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya families are living in makeshift camps, without shelter and clean water. If they're lucky, they may have plastic sheeting to sleep under, but mostly they are huddled under sarongs.
Last week, thanks to your support, Oxfam Australia was presented with ‘Best Social Innovation’ at the 2017 Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies awards for our Weather Index Insurance scheme in Sri Lanka.
In rural Ghana, the odds are stacked against women like Beatrice. Unable to take part in the agriculture that sustains the region Beatrice breaks rocks to sell as gravel to get by — and still, her grandchildren go hungry.
Two years of war have plunged Yemen into one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises and put the country at risk of famine. Now it is at the mercy of a deadly and rapidly spreading cholera epidemic that is killing one person nearly every hour. If not contained it will threaten the lives of thousands of people in the coming months.
Torres Strait Islanders have contributed almost nothing to the causes of climate change, but are being hit first and hardest by its impacts. We visited the archipelago earlier this month to meet with communities and hear their experiences.