blog channel http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/all en One Year of Action To End Human Suffering Behind Our Food http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-07-10-one-year-action-end-human-suffering-behind-our-food <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-07-10-one-year-action-end-human-suffering-behind-our-food"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/image-23-placard-group-philippines-1240x680.jpg?itok=8bwI-dWd" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Campaigners in the Philippines push for food security. Credit: Vin Aranas/GRAISEA2 PMU" title="Photo: Campaigners in the Philippines push for food security. Credit: Vin Aranas/GRAISEA2 PMU" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-07-10-one-year-action-end-human-suffering-behind-our-food"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: One Year of Action To End Human Suffering Behind Our Food</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">10 July 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>One year ago, Oxfam launched the Behind the Price campaign to end the human suffering behind our food. With your support, the campaign has already achieved some big wins!</p></div> Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:27:00 +0000 Guest Blogger 82022 at http://l.blogs.oxfam How are supermarkets taking responsibility for ending human suffering in their food? http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-07-03-how-are-supermarkets-taking-responsibility-ending-human-suffering-their-food <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-07-03-how-are-supermarkets-taking-responsibility-ending-human-suffering-their-food"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/melati-twitter-credit-1200x600_0.jpg?itok=qUW-AvQ_" width="210" height="110" alt="Seafood worker. Photo: Adrian Mulya/TheSustainable Seafood Alliance Indonesia" title="Seafood worker. Photo: Adrian Mulya/TheSustainable Seafood Alliance Indonesia" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-07-03-how-are-supermarkets-taking-responsibility-ending-human-suffering-their-food"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: How are supermarkets taking responsibility for ending human suffering in their food?</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">3 July 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Last year, Oxfam launched a campaign to get 16 major supermarkets to take responsibility for ending human suffering in their food supply chains. A year later, here's their report card.</p></div> Wed, 03 Jul 2019 15:25:23 +0000 Guest Blogger 82018 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Why women refugees must be involved in the decisions that affect their lives http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-24-why-women-refugees-must-be-involved-decisions-affect-their-lives <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-24-why-women-refugees-must-be-involved-decisions-affect-their-lives"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/ogb_106915_betty-with-her-children-uganda-1240x680.jpg?itok=5wBUpug1" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Betty, in the back, and her children.The family fled to Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda when fighting drew close to their house in South Sudan. Credit: Coco McCabe/Oxfam" title="Photo: Betty, in the back, and her children.The family fled to Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda when fighting drew close to their house in South Sudan. Credit: Coco McCabe/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-24-why-women-refugees-must-be-involved-decisions-affect-their-lives"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Why women refugees must be involved in the decisions that affect their lives</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">24 June 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>With now more than 70 million people displaced globally, it is paramount that refugees ourselves participate in the decisions that affect us and in efforts to find solutions.</p></div> Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:29:43 +0000 Guest Blogger 82006 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Hope For Yemen as UK Arms to Saudi Arabia Ruled Unlawful http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-21-hope-yemen-uk-arms-saudi-arabia-ruled-unlawful <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-21-hope-yemen-uk-arms-saudi-arabia-ruled-unlawful"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/ogb_117166_dsc-9759-bedroom-1240x680.jpg?itok=2nOTMvme" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Airstrike destruction of civilian houses in Sana&amp;#039;a, Yemen. Credit: Bassam Al-Thulaya/Oxfam" title="Photo: Airstrike destruction of civilian houses in Sana&amp;#039;a, Yemen. Credit: Bassam Al-Thulaya/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-21-hope-yemen-uk-arms-saudi-arabia-ruled-unlawful"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Hope For Yemen as UK Arms to Saudi Arabia Ruled Unlawful</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">21 June 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Calling for peace while selling weapons that allow Saudi Arabia to continue bombing Yemen is an utter hypocrisy that is having deadly consequences for the people of Yemen. This Appeal Court ruling is a victory for them.</p></div> Fri, 21 Jun 2019 14:19:07 +0000 Martin Butcher 82004 at http://l.blogs.oxfam On World Refugee Day, Like Every Day - We See People, Not Refugees http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-20-world-refugee-day-every-day-we-see-people-not-refugees <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-20-world-refugee-day-every-day-we-see-people-not-refugees"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/oes_29160_greece-train-station-child-doll.jpg?itok=gJ8e78E6" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: The train station is also a transit camp for refugees trying to cross the border between Macedonia and Serbia. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam" title="Photo: The train station is also a transit camp for refugees trying to cross the border between Macedonia and Serbia. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-20-world-refugee-day-every-day-we-see-people-not-refugees"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: On World Refugee Day, Like Every Day - We See People, Not Refugees</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">20 June 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Refugees are people who have left everything behind - escaping from war, violence or persecution. But they are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers and children - who still have dreams and ambitions.</p></div> Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:45:06 +0000 Guest Blogger 82002 at http://l.blogs.oxfam The Face of Kindness - Welcoming Refugees in Lesbos, Greece http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-19-face-kindness-welcoming-refugees-lesbos-greece <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-19-face-kindness-welcoming-refugees-lesbos-greece"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/lena-2019-06-15-1240x680.jpg?itok=dRWG4NoD" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Lena, owner of Nan Restaurant, Lesbos, Greece. Credit: Oxfam" title="Photo: Lena, owner of Nan Restaurant, Lesbos, Greece. Credit: Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-06-19-face-kindness-welcoming-refugees-lesbos-greece"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: The Face of Kindness - Welcoming Refugees in Lesbos, Greece</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">19 June 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>People fleeing war and persecution still have dreams and ambitions, just like all of us. Latest UN figures show there are now over 70 million people forcibly displaced around the world. This World Refugee Day, we're highlighting how refugees are working to rebuild their lives, while also helping develop their host communities.</p></div> Wed, 19 Jun 2019 08:06:03 +0000 Guest Blogger 81998 at http://l.blogs.oxfam You told drug giant Johnson & Johnson to pay its fair share of tax - We made sure they heard the message! http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-31-you-told-drug-giant-johnson-johnson-pay-its-fair-share-tax-we-made-sure-they-heard <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-31-you-told-drug-giant-johnson-johnson-pay-its-fair-share-tax-we-made-sure-they-heard"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/petitionboxes_april2019.jpg?itok=_IOq4Ia6" width="210" height="110" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-31-you-told-drug-giant-johnson-johnson-pay-its-fair-share-tax-we-made-sure-they-heard"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: You told drug giant Johnson & Johnson to pay its fair share of tax - We made sure they heard the message!</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">31 May 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Johnson &amp; Johnson says they pay their fair share in taxes but in reality they dodge billions of dollars in taxes that could fund health care and schools. We went inside their shareholder meeting to deliver your petitions and tell them no more tax dodging.</p> </div> Fri, 31 May 2019 12:19:22 +0000 Oxfam International 81983 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Families in Southern Africa urgently need more support after cyclones http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-27-families-southern-africa-urgently-need-more-support-after-cyclones <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-27-families-southern-africa-urgently-need-more-support-after-cyclones"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/ogb_116920_dscf8479-scr.jpg?itok=1GIWlG07" width="210" height="110" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-27-families-southern-africa-urgently-need-more-support-after-cyclones"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Families in Southern Africa urgently need more support after cyclones</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">27 May 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>And as always, it is the poorest people who suffer the most, with no safety nets to cushion the shock and start to rebuild. Will they be forgotten now?&nbsp;Without clear actions, poverty and inequality will increase.</p></div> Mon, 27 May 2019 13:13:27 +0000 Nellie Nyang’wa 81978 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Inspiration from the streets: Young people are leading the fight for climate action http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-23-inspiration-streets-young-people-are-leading-fight-climate-action <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-23-inspiration-streets-young-people-are-leading-fight-climate-action"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/nepal_-_we_have_to_wake_up_0.jpg?itok=AzfzejSP" width="210" height="110" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-23-inspiration-streets-young-people-are-leading-fight-climate-action"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Inspiration from the streets: Young people are leading the fight for climate action</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">23 May 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Climate change is already devastating the lives of millions of people around the globe, hitting the poorest first and worst. With<span>&nbsp;governments still slow and shy in their response to this global issue, our youth are leading</span><span>&nbsp;people taking to the streets to act on climate!</span></p></div> Thu, 23 May 2019 08:58:10 +0000 Oxfam International 81941 at http://l.blogs.oxfam International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: Time to Say Enough to all forms of violence and discrimination http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-17-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-biphobia-say-enough <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-17-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-biphobia-say-enough"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/oxfam-pride.jpg?itok=WQfNy8wZ" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Oxfam Canada staff join the Toronto PRIDE March. Credit: Oxfam" title="Photo: Oxfam Canada staff join the Toronto PRIDE March. Credit: Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-17-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-biphobia-say-enough"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: Time to Say Enough to all forms of violence and discrimination</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">17 May 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>May 17 is a moment to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQAI+ community to #SayEnough to all forms of violence and discrimination.</p></div> Fri, 17 May 2019 14:18:32 +0000 Guest Blogger 81969 at http://l.blogs.oxfam How to Build Community Trust to Fight Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-02-how-build-community-trust-fight-ebola-democratic-republic-congo <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-02-how-build-community-trust-fight-ebola-democratic-republic-congo"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/113732lpr-ebola-truck-1240.jpg?itok=qTqlxbwl" width="210" height="110" alt="Oxfam staff inform communities about the symptoms and precautions to take for Ebola, in Mangina, DRC. Photo: John Wessels/Oxfam" title="Oxfam staff inform communities about the symptoms and precautions to take for Ebola, in Mangina, DRC. Photo: John Wessels/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-02-how-build-community-trust-fight-ebola-democratic-republic-congo"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: How to Build Community Trust to Fight Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">2 May 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>The world’s second-biggest Ebola outbreak is still raging in DRC. Research has shown that distrust is one of the biggest obstacles in this Ebola fight. Oxfam’s Andrea Vera Nava outlines three ways to work with local communities to build their trust and increase the success of an Ebola response in a conflict context.</p></div> Thu, 02 May 2019 14:23:33 +0000 Guest Blogger 81952 at http://l.blogs.oxfam European elections 2019: A European spring for citizens worldwide? http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-01-european-elections-2019-european-spring-citizens-worldwide <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-01-european-elections-2019-european-spring-citizens-worldwide"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/obe_6257_12022018_climate-march-brussels-1240x680.jpg?itok=r8pWaV-m" width="210" height="110" alt="Climate march in Brussels, Belgium, 2 December 2018. Photo: Eric de Mildt" title="Climate march in Brussels, Belgium, 2 December 2018. Photo: Eric de Mildt" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-01-european-elections-2019-european-spring-citizens-worldwide"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: European elections 2019: A European spring for citizens worldwide?</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">1 May 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>The Head of our EU office shares her personal hope, that this spring, the EU will flourish and provide better policies for citizens in Europe and beyond.</p></div> Wed, 01 May 2019 11:26:45 +0000 Guest Blogger 81950 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Stronger African leadership needed in Cyclone Idai response http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-17-stronger-african-leadership-needed-cyclone-idai-response <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-17-stronger-african-leadership-needed-cyclone-idai-response"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/cycloneidai_ogb116505scr.jpg?itok=xjIzHn3c" width="210" height="110" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-17-stronger-african-leadership-needed-cyclone-idai-response"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Stronger African leadership needed in Cyclone Idai response</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">17 April 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Oxfam Pan Africa’s acting Director&nbsp;Peter Kamalingin, looks at the consequences of cyclone Idai and calls for a stronger African leadership in the response.</p></div> Wed, 17 Apr 2019 08:34:43 +0000 Florence Al Talabani 81938 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Historic vote in European Parliament for a Europe free from tax havens http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-09-historic-vote-european-parliament-europe-free-tax-havens <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-09-historic-vote-european-parliament-europe-free-tax-havens"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/eu-blacklist-obe5817-1240x680_0.jpg?itok=VE5gBOAg" width="210" height="110" alt="Oxfam tax havens campaign stunt outside the European Union, 2016. Photo: Tineke D&amp;#039;haese/Oxfam" title="Oxfam tax havens campaign stunt outside the European Union, 2016. Photo: Tineke D&amp;#039;haese/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-09-historic-vote-european-parliament-europe-free-tax-havens"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Historic vote in European Parliament for a Europe free from tax havens</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">9 April 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p><em><strong>Last week, the European Parliament </strong></em></p></div> Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:36:47 +0000 Guest Blogger 81929 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Oxfam community activists help prevent cholera after Cyclone Idai in Mozambique http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-05-oxfam-community-activists-help-prevent-cholera-after-idai-cyclone-mozambique <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-05-oxfam-community-activists-help-prevent-cholera-after-idai-cyclone-mozambique"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/18100lpr-julie-volunteer-1240x640_1.jpg?itok=tMIvE6R1" width="210" height="110" alt="Julia Pedro, a hygiene promotion volunteer for Oxfam. Photo: Micas Mondlane/Oxfam" title="Julia Pedro, a hygiene promotion volunteer for Oxfam. Photo: Micas Mondlane/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-04-05-oxfam-community-activists-help-prevent-cholera-after-idai-cyclone-mozambique"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Oxfam community activists help prevent cholera after Cyclone Idai in Mozambique</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">5 April 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>In the aftermath of the Idai Cyclone In Mozambique, Oxfam and the Ministry of Health have trained more than 60 community ‘activistas’ in Mozambique to promote public health advice to help stop the spread of cholera.</p> </div> Fri, 05 Apr 2019 14:38:26 +0000 Guest Blogger 81927 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Cyclone Idai and floods hit Southern Africa: the reality of climate change http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-cyclone-idai-and-floods-hit-southern-africa-reality-climate-change <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-cyclone-idai-and-floods-hit-southern-africa-reality-climate-change"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/116142lpr-landslide-1240.jpg?itok=OaqJyMj4" width="210" height="110" alt="Top photo: A family dig for their son who got buried in the mud when Cyclone Idai struck in Chimanimani about 600 kilometers south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019. Credit: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/REX" title="Top photo: A family dig for their son who got buried in the mud when Cyclone Idai struck in Chimanimani about 600 kilometers south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019. Credit: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/REX" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-cyclone-idai-and-floods-hit-southern-africa-reality-climate-change"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Cyclone Idai and floods hit Southern Africa: the reality of climate change</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">26 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Ever-worsening storms and climate change are leaving people with nothing - and the poorest are hit hardest. How can we equip them to cope with a world where climate change means extreme weather events such as Idai happen more often.</p></div> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:12:42 +0000 Guest Blogger 81914 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Seven things you need to know about the war in Yemen http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-seven-things-you-need-know-about-war-yemen <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-seven-things-you-need-know-about-war-yemen"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/115879lpr-zaid-and-granddaughter-1240x680.jpg?itok=1_FLNdzc" width="210" height="110" alt="Zaid and his granddaughter, Al Madaribah district, Lahj governorate, Yemen. Photo: Sami M Jassar/Oxfam" title="Zaid and his granddaughter, Al Madaribah district, Lahj governorate, Yemen. Photo: Sami M Jassar/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-26-seven-things-you-need-know-about-war-yemen"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Seven things you need to know about the war in Yemen</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">26 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Yemen is experiencing what the UN describes as the ‘world’s worst’ humanitarian crisis. Tell us, how many of these seven things did you already know?</p></div> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:33:01 +0000 Joel M Bassuk 81912 at http://l.blogs.oxfam "I signed up to save lives" - Personal report from Oxfam's Cyclone Idai response http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-25-i-signed-save-lives-personal-report-oxfams-cyclone-idai-response <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-25-i-signed-save-lives-personal-report-oxfams-cyclone-idai-response"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/116174lpr-woman-standing-water-1240.jpg?itok=bha30l8L" width="210" height="110" alt="Survivors of Cyclone Idai face shortages of clean water and food and are at risk of waterborne diseases due to contaminated flood water. Photo: Sergio Zimba/Oxfam" title="Survivors of Cyclone Idai face shortages of clean water and food and are at risk of waterborne diseases due to contaminated flood water. Photo: Sergio Zimba/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-25-i-signed-save-lives-personal-report-oxfams-cyclone-idai-response"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: "I signed up to save lives" - Personal report from Oxfam's Cyclone Idai response</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">25 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Stewart Muchapera, Oxfam Media and Communications Lead, gives a personal report from Beira in Mozambique, on our relief efforts after Cyclone Idai devastates southern Africa.</p></div> Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:17:06 +0000 Guest Blogger 81909 at http://l.blogs.oxfam As children strike around the world, Oxfam calls for climate action http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-15-children-strike-around-world-oxfam-calls-climate-action <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-15-children-strike-around-world-oxfam-calls-climate-action"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/we-will-not-be-fooled-climate-change-1240x680.jpg?itok=rLl9ji9y" width="210" height="110" alt="Climate strike march, 15 March 2019. Photo: Oxfam Australia" title="Climate strike march, 15 March 2019. Photo: Oxfam Australia" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-15-children-strike-around-world-oxfam-calls-climate-action"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: As children strike around the world, Oxfam calls for climate action</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">15 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p><strong>Our children are walking out of school </strong></p></div> Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:31:52 +0000 Guest Blogger 81897 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Five things crisis-affected Syrians need right now http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-13-five-things-crisis-affected-syrians-need-right-now <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-13-five-things-crisis-affected-syrians-need-right-now"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/6-wadha-cask-for-work-dania-1240.jpg?itok=6Oeqs0B-" width="210" height="110" alt="Wadha, in Deir Ez-Zor, is one of many people benefiting from Oxfam’s cash-for-work program in Syria. Credit: Dania Kareh/Oxfam" title="Wadha, in Deir Ez-Zor, is one of many people benefiting from Oxfam’s cash-for-work program in Syria. Credit: Dania Kareh/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-13-five-things-crisis-affected-syrians-need-right-now"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Five things crisis-affected Syrians need right now</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">13 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Syria's people are caught in terrible bind: eight years of war, millions need life-saving aid. The humanitarian response in Syria is significantly underfunded. Yet the international community doesn't want to support activities that it thinks could strengthen the government of Syria. So what next?</p></div> Wed, 13 Mar 2019 17:40:43 +0000 Guest Blogger 81894 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Happy International Women's Day - Oxfam Celebrating Women All Across the World http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-08-happy-international-womens-day-oxfam-celebrating-across-world <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-08-happy-international-womens-day-oxfam-celebrating-across-world"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/pakistan-iwd-banner-1240x680.jpg?itok=AYSVqOcj" width="210" height="110" alt="International Women&amp;#039;s Day 2019" title="International Women&amp;#039;s Day 2019" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-08-happy-international-womens-day-oxfam-celebrating-across-world"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Happy International Women's Day - Oxfam Celebrating Women All Across the World</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">8 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Today on International Women’s Day, we stand in solidarity with the women’s movement, we pause and reflect on how to be better feminists, we immerse ourselves in the stories of incredible women and girls, and we reignite the passion and resolve to keep fighting for a more a more equal world.</p> </div> Fri, 08 Mar 2019 09:51:14 +0000 Guest Blogger 81889 at http://l.blogs.oxfam A Champion of Change for Ending Violence Against Women and Girls http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-22-champion-change-ending-violence-against-women-and-girls <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-22-champion-change-ending-violence-against-women-and-girls"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/arpit-1200.jpg?itok=RiCUTXwm" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Arpit. Credit: Atul Loke/Oxfam" title="Photo: Arpit. Credit: Atul Loke/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-22-champion-change-ending-violence-against-women-and-girls"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: A Champion of Change for Ending Violence Against Women and Girls</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">22 February 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Arpit was exposed to violence and gender inequality from a young age. Through Oxfam's Creating Spaces project, he now has seen how he could help change how his father treated his mother.</p> </div> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:15:22 +0000 Guest Blogger 81877 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Largest Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn takes action on human rights after Oxfam Novib campaign http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-21-dutch-supermarket-albert-heijn-takes-action-human-rights-oxfam-campaign <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-21-dutch-supermarket-albert-heijn-takes-action-human-rights-oxfam-campaign"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/onl-handover_jul-2018-1240x680.jpg?itok=gneWEpKT" width="210" height="110" alt="Oxfam Novib campaigners hand over 23,000 signatures to Albert Heijn staff, as part of the Behind the Barcodes Campaign. Photo: Oxfam Novib" title="Oxfam Novib campaigners hand over 23,000 signatures to Albert Heijn staff, as part of the Behind the Barcodes Campaign. Photo: Oxfam Novib" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-21-dutch-supermarket-albert-heijn-takes-action-human-rights-oxfam-campaign"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Largest Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn takes action on human rights after Oxfam Novib campaign</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">21 February 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Following Oxfam Novib’s Behind the Barcodes campaign, Albert Heijn supermarket is introducing new policies on human rights and sustainability. The supermarket chain Jumbo and the parent company of Albert Heijn, Ahold Delhaize, still lag behind.</p></div> Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:35:26 +0000 Guest Blogger 81876 at http://l.blogs.oxfam A Workers' Rights Campaign Win in Honduras: Aldi Supplier Fyffes Recognizes Union http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-19-labor-rights-campaign-win-honduras-aldi-supplier-fyffes-recognizes-union <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-19-labor-rights-campaign-win-honduras-aldi-supplier-fyffes-recognizes-union"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/honduras-fyffes-protest-1240x680_0.jpg?itok=myJPrpCd" width="210" height="110" alt="Workers at Aldi&amp;#039;s Fyffes plant in Honduras protesting against discrimination. Photo: Giorgio Trucchi/REL-UITA" title="Workers at Aldi&amp;#039;s Fyffes plant in Honduras protesting against discrimination. Photo: Giorgio Trucchi/REL-UITA" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-19-labor-rights-campaign-win-honduras-aldi-supplier-fyffes-recognizes-union"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: A Workers' Rights Campaign Win in Honduras: Aldi Supplier Fyffes Recognizes Union</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">19 February 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Poverty wages, toxic pesticides, harassment: to fight these bad working conditions on melon plantations in Honduras, Fyffes workers organized in a union - and were fired. For years we protested. Now we can tell you: our protest works!</p></div> Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:43:14 +0000 Guest Blogger 81875 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Forest as commons and women’s land rights: Reflections from India http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-13-forest-commons-and-womens-land-rights-reflections-india <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-13-forest-commons-and-womens-land-rights-reflections-india"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/women-saving-trees-india.jpg?itok=2FsidMEr" width="210" height="110" alt="Women in Chhattisgarh collecting forest produces from their village forest. Photo: Oxfam India" title="Women in Chhattisgarh collecting forest produces from their village forest. Photo: Oxfam India" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-13-forest-commons-and-womens-land-rights-reflections-india"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Forest as commons and women’s land rights: Reflections from India</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">13 February 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>How can we harness the power of collective rights of marginalized women in India to strengthen, safeguard and enrich their lives and the land, forests and waters they protect?</p> </div> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:11:40 +0000 Guest Blogger 81868 at http://l.blogs.oxfam