Poverty in Australia is just as harsh as it is in developing countries and it’s our Indigenous Australians who are among the most disadvantaged.
The poorest nations in the world are suffering most because of the actions of rich nations like ours. What are we going to do about it?
Are your sports shoes made in sweatshops? Nike and other sports brands make huge profits while the people who make their products often struggle to meet their basic needs. Is this fair?
Oxfam is working hard to improve health Poor health affects people’s ability to improve their lives.
Poor people can take control, solve their own problems, and rely on themselves – with the right support. That’s where we come in.
In 2000, 191 member countries of the United Nations (including Australia) came together to set the target of halving world poverty by 2015.
Think water restrictions are tough? Almost 900 million people in the world do not have access to clean water – or one in eight people.
We work to protect people from disasters and conflict because every human being has a right to live in safety.
Education is one of the most powerful weapons in the fight against poverty. But millions of children can’t attend school because their families need them to work for survival.
World trade rules are rigged in favour of the rich. And it’s these rigged trade rules and double standards that are stopping
Half of the world’s population is under 25 years of age. This is why Oxfam understands that young people are the most
Every day, more than 8,500 people around the world die of AIDS-related illness.
Discrimination and injustice are major causes of poverty worldwide, and women and girls bear the brunt of it in all aspects of their lives.
People’s lives can be transformed by progress and growth with impacts that are not always beneficial.
More and more, the Australian mining industry is active in countries where corruption is rife and conflict is an ever-present risk.
We can grow more food more fairly and more sustainably. We can press governments to take urgent action to reform bad policies, to preserve scarce resources and share them fairly.
Oxfam works together with individuals and communities to ensure that businesses respect and protect human rights throughout their operations.
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