How your donation is helping train future female leaders in Pakistan

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Many 17-year-olds look forward to the moment when they can legally vote but not many plan to stand for election the same year.

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Turning your emergency donation into instant aid with Blockchain

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New Blockchain technology has the potential to deliver emergency cash transfers in a faster, cheaper and more transparent fashion than ever before.

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Factory X commit to pay a living wage

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After years of campaigning from Oxfam supporters, Factory X commit to pay a living wage

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Oxfam staff protesting in Melbourne with big smiles and colourful signs.

Our 10 favourite #ClimateStrike protest signs

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From clever and hopeful, to the funny and angry, our favourite signs from the #ClimateStrike

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How your donation is making dreams come true in Timor-Leste

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Before joining an Oxfam-supported savings group, Francisco struggled to put food on the table for his family. Now, he knows how to manage money and chase his dreams — and his fortunes have turned around.

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Best&Less published their supplier lists

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Best&Less have published 100% of their Tier 1 supplier lists, bringing their factories out of hiding and ensuring their supply chain is transparent. 

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Children hold onions outside their school building

How onions are helping families to smile in Papua New Guinea

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Thanks to you, we’re empowering families in PNG to earn an income through onion farming – which means that their kids can go to school, eat nutritious food, and build proper housing!

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Garment makers with their families

David Jones and Country Road support worker safety

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Country Road Group and David Jones made a big step forward on factory safety by joining the important Bangladesh Fire & Building Safety Accord. 

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Elk steps towards a fairer fashion industry

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Melbourne-based fashion label ELK have made a real commitment to ensuring workers in their supply chain are paid a living wage.  

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Kathmandu, Nepal: Durga (4th from L), founder and owner of a local weaving business with her employees. Together we're supporting thousands of women like Durga to set up their own businesses in Nepal.

How you’re helping women artisans set up shop in Nepal

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Thanks to you, we’re able to support 2700 earthquake-affected men and women with the tools and training to set up their own businesses in Nepal.

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Cotton On cotton on to living wages

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Cotton On has just announced they are strengthening their commitment to a living wage! Congratulations, Cotton On.

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City Chic: a huge step toward a living wage

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City Chic was the first Australian brand to make a real commitment to a living wage. 

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Rohingya refugee Asia Bibi* with solar powered lamp provided by Oxfam, in her shelter in the camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

How your donation is helping Rohingya refugees rebuild

Thanks to you, Oxfam teams are on the ground in Bangladesh, working to improve living conditions for the many Rohingya families seeking refuge in makeshift camps there.

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Things are looking up for Nathaniel* since Oxfam installed the new water supply in his village in Papua New Guinea. Photo: Patrick Moran/OxfamAUS. * Name changed to protect identity.

Voices January 2019

Thanks to you, we’ve reached 22.3 million people in the past year with life-saving emergency aid or life-changing solutions to help tackle poverty. These are just some of their many stories.

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Clean water means a bright future

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Thanks to Oxfam supporters, Miriam’s community in rural Zambia has clean, safe, water every single day.

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Thank you for tackling poverty with us in 2018

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When people needed help in 2018, you gave them hope.

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A shaky arrival in Nepal

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Lives were lost, homes reduced to rubble, and livelihoods shattered — but Muna survived. And amid the chaos, she welcomed her second son into the world.

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Leading the way along the Salween River

How one local woman is mobilising villages to show their love for the free-flowing river, and defying those who wish to exploit it.

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Cycling with Grace in Malawi

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We know that education gives young people a path out of poverty. But the pathway to education is, quite literally, long and bumpy in Southern Malawi. So we’re breaking the cycle of poverty with… well, with cycles.

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Oxfam is helping local rice farmers in Vietnam work smarter and grow more

Solutions that stick in Vietnam

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In northern Vietnam, the only thing sweeter than sticky rice… is more sticky rice. So Oxfam is helping local rice farmers work smarter and grow more.

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Clean water washes away a mother’s pain

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Dirty water, poor sanitation and unsafe hygiene practices have made life incredibly hard for generations of women like Nola. But we are committed to improving access to clean water and hygienic sanitation facilities for families in Papua New Guinea — and around the world.

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Sweet success for female farmers in Rwanda

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Tuzamurane pineapple farming cooperative has paved a pathway for Rwandan women to escape the cycle of poverty. With support from the co-op, female farmers can now send their children to school, pay for food and health care, buy land and invest in other small businesses.

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