Honkeo has a big vision: to empower Indigenous communities and to help them conserve their natural resources for the next generation: "“Nature is life for our indigenous communities ... If women know their roles, they will contribute more". Discover the life-changing work Oxfam does in the Mekong.
Many years ago, Ewan was touched by the sentiment behind the quote made famous by Anne Herbert: “Practice random kindness and acts of senseless beauty". It would ultimately send him on a journey to help improve the lives of others.
A recent Fairfax Media report has indicated Rip Curl clothing was produced under harsh working conditions in North Korea. There is no excuse for any company to be unaware of what is happening in its own supply chain. Now is the time for Rip Curl to improve its transparency and support workers' rights.
Every day Irene would risk her life to water her crops and feed her children. Today, she's a co-producer at an award-winning banana farm and changing the future for her family. Discover how Oxfam and you make a difference to people in poverty around the world.
These refugees are living in camps or among local communities in Jordan, Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon and Egypt. In total, 12 million Syrians – more than half of the pre-war population - are in need of humanitarian assistance for basics like food, water and shelter. They are trying their best to survive and live their lives despite the hardship and devastating impacts of the war still raging in their homeland.
The big four banks could be endangering human rights and our environment. While we outline some positive first steps by some of the banks, none have yet adopted a zero tolerance for land grabs approach.
Here at Oxfam Australia’s Schools Program, there are heaps of things we’re excited about for 2016. It was hard to narrow them down, but here – in no particular order – are our 16 for ’16!
The big four banks’ ledger is not good. Last year, ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac announced the unreal combined profit of $30.8 billion. But this unreal profit came at a very real cost.
As we lead up to National Close the Gap Day on 17 March, Jenny shares why she's volunteering to promote Indigenous health equality and why we should work together to Close the Gap.
On the day our Prime Minister hands down his government’s annual Closing the Gap report into Indigenous disadvantage, Oxfam’s Close the Gap campaign lead, Tom Widdup, considers the public campaign driving action to achieve Indigenous health equality.