Nada's story is part of Oxfam's 16 Days of Activism Campaign against Gender Violence.

"He had locked me out. He didn't even let me collect my clothes."

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. November 25th is a day set aside to raise awareness and trigger action on this global problem. Here, Nay el Rahi tells...

"If we are ignored now, life will return to how it was before."

Women's rights have been held up as one of the most tangible gains of the international intervention in Afghanistan. Yet, despite 13 years of promises from the international community that women's...

"I wanted to go to university"

Women's rights have been held up as one of the most tangible gains of the international intervention in Afghanistan. Yet, despite 13 years of promises from the international community that women's...

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Filling the Green Climate Fund – working out a fair shares system

The Green Climate Fund will soon be open for business, but what's the fairest way for it to be filled in order to reach the goal of $15 billion? Kiri Hanks shares Oxfam's analysis. ...

Irene Nzilan and Diana Ayetai from Reuben Baptist Primary school in Mukuru Slum, washing their hands, Nairobi Kenya. This is one of the schools with Fresh life toilet (Credit: Allan Gichigi)

From ‘peepoo bags’ to ‘healthy villages’ — delivering safe, sustainable sanitation

To mark World Toilet Day, SWIFT Consortium Learning and Communications Support Officer Emma Feeny describes how Oxfam is aiming to bridge the gap between emergency sanitation responses and long-term,...

Ebola crisis: Oxfam update number 3

Catherine Meredith, Ebola Response Communications Coordinator in West Africa, shares the latest Ebola response update. ...

Oxfam's Vincent Malasador gives support and reassurance to a recipient during the distribution of hygiene items in Paypay north Cebu in November,2013.

The days after the storm - a year on from typhoon Haiyan

Vincent Malasador, DRR Programme Officer for Oxfam in the Philippines, was part of the rapid assessment team that responded to typhoon Haiyan in the immediate aftermath. Here he shares his memories...

Community Health Workers Alima Jamboria and Aminatta Fofanah educating people about Ebola. (Credit: Tommy Trenchard / Oxfam)

Talking the talk - fighting Ebola through public health campaigns

Seventy years worth of experience working to combat the spread of infectious diseases has taught us that public health campaigning will be critical in stopping the spread of Ebola. Here, Jonathan...

A stack of ideas on inequality, political capture and disruptive change

Inequality, political capture, disruptive change... and Russell Brand

In October, we launched our Even It Up campaign - calling for an end to extreme inequality. With almost half of the world's wealth owned by just one percent of the population, this...

Ebola crisis: Oxfam update

At Oxfam we are kept well informed about all of the emergencies that we are responding to as an organisation - it's crucial to our jobs that we understand what Oxfam is doing. This is the factsheet...

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