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Katerina, a 34-year-old Ukrainian refugee from Odessa, together with her son Miron*, 2 and her daughter Daria*, 8, in the backyard of the Bronx People Association, August 3rd, 2022. *Name changed to protect identity

The Partner-led response: How Oxfam is supporting Ukrainian refugees in Romania through local communities

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Since the outbreak of the Ukrainian crisis in 2022, more than six million refugees have been recorded across Europe. In response, Oxfam partnered with local community organisations, working alongside them to operate faster and more effectively as the crisis unfolded. Through partnering with FFCR (Romanian Federation for Community Foundations), comprising of 12 community foundations and […] Read more »
Diyaara stands before a dried water hole. Photo: Khadija Farah/Oxfam

4 years without rain, but not without hope: life in drought-affected Wajir, Kenya.

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A swirling sandstorm. As the dust rises it reveals a vast land that has is bare and dry. It would be picturesque only if the people in the land of Wajir, Kenya were not experiencing the longest hard-hitting drought in the region so far. “The thing I miss the most is the bells ringing as […] Read more »

A commitment to First Nations women

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Oxfam has a history of working with First Peoples in the Kimberley region over a number of decades. In 1980, Oxfam supported Traditional Owners in their fight for land rights during the Nookanbah dispute when the Western Australia Government approved drilling for oil on their sacred lands. In 2020 and 2021, Oxfam partnered with the […] Read more »

Survival of the Richest: How billionaires are amassing eye-watering wealth amid crisis

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Oxfam has today revealed that the richest 1% of Australians have accumulated 10 times more wealth than the bottom 50% in the past decade, as cost-of-living pressures bite and global inequality spikes. Survival of the Richest is published on the opening day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Elites are gathering in the […] Read more »
Naughty or Nice

Naughty or Nice list 2022

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What’s the low down on this year’s list?  This year’s Naughty or Nice list asks brands to commit to completing a wage gap analysis in their supply chain by October 2023. A wage gap analysis involves calculating the difference between current worker wages and the living wage – it is a key step in an […] Read more »
A section of the sea wall built by Martin Hau - Solomon Islands.

Who’s responsible for the climate crisis? Carbon Billionaires.

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Who’s responsible for the climate crisis?  If you were asked that question, what would you say? It may make sense to say ‘everyone’. We all have a part to play in minimising our carbon footprint. But in an unequal world, some are more responsible for the climate crisis than others.  Oxfam’s latest report ‘Carbon Billionaires: […] Read more »
Canberra, Australia: Eve Bilsborough pictured at Parliament House during the 2022 Straight Talk National Summit.

Protected: Being a Straight Talk Intern with Oxfam in 2022

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Yemen: Cash transfers in Aslam district supporting drought-hit families

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Find out how Oxfam is helping families affected by the drought in Yemen through cash transfer payments. Read more »
Kimberley Hunter, a proud Nyikina woman who took part in Oxfam’s Straight Talk summit in Canberra. Photo: Jillian Mundy/OxfamAUS

Telling it like it is: Straight Talk heads to Canberra

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More than 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from across Australia gathered in Canberra in August for Oxfam’s annual Straight Talk summit. The summit teaches women about the federal political system, allows women to develop important networks and aims to empower them to engage in the political sphere, creating change in their communities. We […] Read more »

Bangladesh: A new start for Nooreja

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Meet Nooreja Begum, a self-employed businesswoman who is single-handedly supporting her two sons and her mother with the money she earns selling sweets from her ‘mobile sweet shop’. Thanks to supporters like you, Nooreja, from the district of Jamalpur in Bangladesh, has been able to build a thriving business. She took part in a skills […] Read more »