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From futuristic homes that adjust to extreme temperatures to apps that allow refugees to speak up for their own needs, here are just a few of the creative solutions implemented by Oxfam and our partners on the ground to help vulnerable communities take on new obstacles.
This past year the Oxfam confederation reached more people than ever before – 22.3 million – the majority women and girls. We did this largely via partnerships with more than 7,300 organizational allies around the world, helping them too to strengthen the ways they influence their own decision-makers.
Through the preparation and sharing of food, we show each other that we care. No wonder then that we remember in such vivid detail the meals we have enjoyed with loved ones when we are forced to be apart.
The recent convictions of seven men in Honduras for the 2016 murder of Berta Cáceres is testament to the powerful call for justice that has reverberated around the world. Yet, as Vicki Gass explores, this is only a partial victory and the fight for justice continues.
Most of Yemen's 22.2 million people are now in need of humanitarian aid. This terrible situation is entirely caused by a war in which the parties are dependent on arms supplied from outside the country.