Seven long years after the Syria crisis began, the conflict continues to be marked by enormous human suffering, relentless destruction and a blatant disregard for human rights. Time is long overdue for world leaders to do more to protect and assist civilians and prioritize a political solution to the conflict.
The Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) is the global policy-making body concerning women's empowerment and gender equality issues. Oxfam participates in CSW to advance debates on key issues and influence governments at the negotiations.
Originally from the Philippines, Oxfam humanitarian aid worker Duoi Ampilan has helped people facing disaster all over the world. Here, he tells us why his job is now more important than ever.
South Sudan's brutal four-year civil war has left four million people displaced and killed thousands, and has forced millions into poverty. Oxfam aid worker Tim Bierley shares some of the horrific stories that have become almost commonplace in the country.
Aid agencies have been allowed virtually no access to Eastern Ghouta, despite the clear need for emergency relief - Oxfam's Syria Country Director reports from Damascus.
The B Team, a coalition of forward-looking business leaders including Sir Richard Branson, and Ratan Tata, have announced a new set of principles and commitments on corporate tax. Despite some notable weaknesses, this initiative raises the bar on what constitutes responsible corporate tax behavior.
This World Cancer Day, people across the globe must unite to push for tough actions by governments and UN bodies to change the system that leads to high medicine prices, which prevent patients from getting the treatment that can save their lives.
Too often we put labels on people arriving by boat into Europe and we lose sight of the fact that they are people. In Poznan, children are leading the way in reminding us all that respect and dignity are something we all deserve.
Afghanistan is not safe enough for all these millions of returnees. To claim the opposite is to ignore the reality and puts lives at risk.
'TRABAJO ('Work') is a collaborative film shot by ordinary people from more than 10 countries in Latin America. The film reflects the perseverance and tenacity of women and men that work very hard to get ahead, to feed their families.