Oxfam

Oxfam est une association internationale de 14 organisations qui cherche à influencer les décideurs politiques et économiques pour aider les populations en difficulté, et leur permettre de prendre part aux décisions qui les concernent.

18.12.2017 #NavidadEsCambiar: Que Papá Noel llegue cargado de cambios y esperanza para Latinoamérica

Foto: Arturo Cañedo - Oxfam

Blog: #NavidadEsCambiar: Que Papá Noel llegue cargado de cambios y esperanza para Latinoamérica

 Usualmente pensamos en la navidad como un espacio de disfrute e intercambio, pero imagínate que Papá Noel traiga regalos sólo para uno de los cuatro niños de un hogar. ¿Harías algo al respecto?

08.12.2017 Why addressing power is key to ending violence against women

Marching in Zambia: Oxfam’s grassroots "Enough!" campaign against violence against women. Credit Oxfam

Blog: Why addressing power is key to ending violence against women

The current wave of interest in sexual harassment at work highlights just one consequence of gender inequality, but if things are really going to change, we need to address the power imbalances that mean women are still seen as second-class citizens.

30.11.2017 What role do you play in normalizing violence against women?

Stop violence against women and girls.

Blog: What role do you play in normalizing violence against women?

Society has a long list of absurd reasons and excuses for the rape of womxn and gender-non-binary people. Silence is complicity. Here are some tips on how, instead, you can be part of the solution.

29.11.2017 Independent investigation reveals new details on the plot behind Berta Cáceres’ murder

Berta Caceres home. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: Independent investigation reveals new details on the plot behind Berta Cáceres’ murder

The murder of Berta Caceres, the Honduran indigenous rights leader, was part of a plot meant to silence the opposition to the construction of an illegitimate hydroelectric project, according a team of international human rights lawyers.

24.11.2017 Jealousy is NO excuse for violence against women

Jealousy is NO excuse for violence against women.

Blog: Jealousy is NO excuse for violence against women

In the run up to 16 Days of Activism, Muthoni Muriithi, Oxfam's Enough Campaigner in Africa, explains our new campaign which tackles jealousy as a cause of domestic violence. Follow #JealousyIsNoExcuse or #LosCelosNoSonExcusa on social media to add your voice!

21.11.2017 Why tax dodging is a human rights issue

Tax dodging steals money from health and education.

Blog: Why tax dodging is a human rights issue

In the wake of the recent Paradise Papers scandal we saw how tax dodging deprives already deprived people of basic services like access to water, education and healthcare. But, how does tax affect human rights? Here, Alex May argues that tax dodging can also be seen as a human rights violation.

17.11.2017 A win for Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Indigenous leaders halt protests after Peru agrees to meet their demands

Oxfam campaign graphic telling Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski that prior consultation is a human right.

Blog: A win for Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Indigenous leaders halt protests after Peru agrees to meet their demands

The Peruvian government’s agreement with indigenous leaders in oil block 192 offers a ray of hope for indigenous organizations fighting to have a say in projects that affect them, but major gaps remain in consultation processes across Latin America.

16.11.2017 Missing men means shattered lives and transformed roles for women in Nigeria

Aisatu with a group of women at the entrance to the displaced camp of Muna Garage outside of Maiduguri, Nigeria. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Blog: Missing men means shattered lives and transformed roles for women in Nigeria

Tens of thousands of men and boys have disappeared since the conflict in Northeast Nigeria began eight years ago. The struggle and tenacity for survival, of the women and children left behind, in such an insecure environment never ceases to amaze me.  

08.11.2017 Why the US is now more isolated than ever in the climate change fight

Malaiko lives in Bislie IDP center, Siti region, Ethiopia. Credit: Abiy Getahun/Oxfam

Blog: Why the US is now more isolated than ever in the climate change fight

With Syria's announcement today that it will join the Paris Agreement on climate change, the US is the only country leaving this key global agreement. So what does this really mean?

05.11.2017 Paradise Papers exposes feeble political attempts to end tax havens

Huge new #ParadisePapers leak reveals how wealthy & powerful invest offshore.

Blog: Paradise Papers exposes feeble political attempts to end tax havens

Huge new #ParadisePapers leak reveals how wealthy & powerful invest offshore. When companies and the super-rich don’t pay their fair share of tax, it’s the world’s poorest who suffer the most.

26.10.2017 Museum Without a Home, but with a Hope!

Museum Without A Home

Blog: Museum Without a Home, but with a Hope!

This entry posted by Martha Roussou, Advoca

26.10.2017 How to end the male monopoly on peace: More seats at the table for women

Women's Community Discussion Class, Seraghari Village, Nepal. Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

Blog: How to end the male monopoly on peace: More seats at the table for women

The continuing reality that men enjoy an almost exclusive role in peace processes defies both logic and evidence. This year's Open Debate on Peace and Security at the UN must make headway to change this.

23.10.2017 Yemen: The struggle to reach aid in the world's worst cholera outbreak

Ahmed Ali and son. Photo: Abs, Hajjah – Ahmed Al-Fadeel/Oxfam

Blog: Yemen: The struggle to reach aid in the world's worst cholera outbreak

Yemen’s cholera outbreak is now the world’s worst on record, killing more than 2,100 people since 27 April, with more than 862,000.suspected cases. Oxfam Public Health Promoter, Eva Niederberger, reports back on how challenging it is to reach cholera-affected people in Yemen.

16.10.2017 Silent starvation in Chad's Lake Region

Haoua Ousmane*, 40, has 8 children and fled from the island of Kaiga in Lake Chad when Boko Haram invaded their village. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam *name changed

Blog: Silent starvation in Chad's Lake Region

Deprived of their livelihoods due to regional conflict, 335,000 people are on the edge of starvation in Chad. This powerful film documents the story of Adoum and Hadjara, who lost their 6 year-old child due to malnutrition.

13.10.2017 The IMF’s bold moves on inequality are still unconvincing

A father holds his daughter as he stands on a site from which local residents have recently been evicted to make way for new developments, close to luxury apartments in North Jakarta. Credit: Tiara Audina/Oxfam

Blog: The IMF’s bold moves on inequality are still unconvincing

The International Monetary Fund’s policy advice impacts who becomes economic winners and losers. New Oxfam report finds the International Monetary Fund’s new ‘inequality pilots’ fail to support inequality reduction.

27.09.2017 Four quick takeaways on the World Bank’s education report

Thankgod Chigizie sits inside his school classroom, in Nigeria. Photo: George Osodi/Panos

Blog: Four quick takeaways on the World Bank’s education report

The World Bank today published the 2018 edition of its World Development Report. For the first time, the report is focused entirely on education, and tackling what they call the “learning crisis,” where “even after several years in school, millions of children cannot read, write or do basic math.”

29.08.2017 The lean face of drought in Wajir county, northern Kenya

Dead livestock are a common sight in many parts of drought-stricken Wajir, in northern Kenya. Photo: Katie G. Nelson/Oxfam

Blog: The lean face of drought in Wajir county, northern Kenya

The face of drought in Wajir County, in Kenya’s north is ugly. Oxfam is on the ground, reaching the most affected with the emergency help they need to survive.

17.08.2017 Helping a Yemeni village fight hunger

Osman village in Amran governorate,  A ‘Lord of the Rings’ village where 200 families are fighting hunger. Credit: Mohammed Farah Adam/Oxfam

Blog: Helping a Yemeni village fight hunger

People in the remote Yemeni village of Othman eke out life in stricken conditions. Read this moving account an Oxfam cash assistance project there to buttress their battle against starvation.

15.08.2017 The power of people against injustice in Honduras

Campaign win: Voith-Hydro quits Agua Zarca dam project

Blog: The power of people against injustice in Honduras

Following months of public pressure, Voith-Hydro is the latest company to quit the controversial Agua Zarca dam project in Honduras. So how did Oxfam supporters help make this happen?

07.08.2017 Indigenous rights must come before profits

Child travelling along the Pastaza River in Loreto, Peru. Photo: Percy Ramirez

Blog: Indigenous rights must come before profits

Deep in the Amazon rainforest in Peru, indigenous communities have lived off their lands for generations. But for over 45 years, they have been devastated by the consequences of oil exploitation on their lands. Tell the Peruvian government that this indifference has gone on long enough.

19.07.2017 Your questions answered: Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index

Clase de informática en Namibia. Foto: John Hogg/World Bank

Blog: Your questions answered: Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index

Since the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index was launched many people have been in touch to find out more. Here are the answers to some of your most common questions and comments.