At any given time, we are responding to over 30 emergency situations. We provide life-saving essentials in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster and to people affected by conflict, as well as long-term development support. You can help.
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Did you know that at least one in three women will experience some form of violence during their lifetime? It is one of the most widespread violations of human rights and has long-term devastating effects. We can change this: join us and say ‘Enough’!
We help people caught up in natural disasters and conflicts across the world with clean water, food, sanitation and protection. At any given time, we are responding to over 30 emergency situations, giving life-saving support to those most in need.
Millions of people are being forced from their homes, risking everything to escape conflict, disaster, poverty or hunger. From those fleeing the war in Syria or climate change-induced droughts, to those stranded in inadequate conditions in Europe, you can help us give life-saving support to refugees in the countries where they need it most.
The crisis in Syria continues to cause tremendous human suffering to people both inside and outside the country. The conflict is driving the largest refugee crisis in the world. Nearly 12 million people – 2 in 3 Syrians – are still dependent on humanitarian aid. They need your help.
The world can be proud of the progress made towards ending poverty - as I see for myself when I visit the toughest places, the cynics have been proven wrong by successful efforts to combat disease, to increase access to drinking water sources, and to get girls into school. But, as Oxfam witnesses in work on the ground, and as the expert number-crunchers attest, the completion of this progress is now jeopardized by extreme inequality.
Les premières élections démocratiques et transparentes en Tunisie du 23 octobre 2011 ont institué l’Assemblée nationale constituante (ANC) chargée de rédiger la nouvelle Constitution en une année. Après quatre brouillons et deux longues années de commissions et de tensions, l’ANC finira par voter la nouvelle loi fondamentale tunisienne en janvier 2014.
In January 2014, following four drafts and two years of commissions and tension, the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) of Tunisia ratified its new Constitution. The NCA was instituted by Tunisia’s first open and democratic elections which took place on October 23, 2011. It was charged with drafting the new Constitution within a year.
Nestling between picturesque snow-capped mountains and the shimmering waters of Lake Geneva lies the Swiss town of Montreux, which hosted the opening day of the Syria peace talks just a few short weeks ago.
Six months ago, the World Bank Group established our two goals: to end extreme poverty by 2030 and boost shared prosperity for the bottom 40 percent of the population in developing countries. Meeting these goals has become the central purpose of our institution. The goals are ambitious, but we can achieve them -- if we engage all partners.
On 26 March we descended on Habib Bourguiba Avenue, the epicentre of Tunisia's Jasmine revolution. We came from all the four corners of the square “Place du 14 Janvier 2011”, John Hilary, Sidua Hor and I travelled across the city to
From 26th to 30th March, international civil society is meeting in Tunis for the 12th World Social Forum.
Two years since the Tunisian revolution, several Oxfam affiliates and our partners have mobilized for this WSF 2013 based on the theme of "dignity". On the program are exchanges of experience, democratic debate and agreement on the assertion that "another world is possible."
The consumer is king in agriculture. Until aware consumers change their behaviour, the smallholder farmer will get good words, symbolic gestures, and little else. Consumers need to meet producers halfway by paying a fair price and sharing the risk.
Oxfam runs a “Pan African Professional in Residence” program, which seconds young members of African civil society organizations to help them better engage with the African Union (AU), its decision makers and policy-making processes. Agnes Yawe, a Campaigns, Advocacy and Lobbying Officer for PELUM, recently finished a three-month stint in the program in Addis Ababa – the home of the AU – and reflects on her experience: