The area Chief, Nakukulas Area welcoming the community members to the public baraza

How radio helped Kenyan communities engage with oil and gas developments

World Radio Day on 13 February celebrates radio's role in empowering people as a source of information and dialogue. All too often we assume people around the world have mobile phones or internet...

Community members gather in Berlin, El Salvador, to discuss the food voucher program. Credit: James Rodriguez/Oxfam America

El Salvador: the struggle to survive El Niño

The global El Niño weather phenomenon is being exacerbated by climate change. The UN's humanitarian agency predicts that in 2016 over 60 million people around the world will be affected by El...

Women work in an onion field in Nepal (Credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam)

A new shared approach to resilience in Asia

Development and humanitarian programmes are increasingly being understood holistically as different elements for building resilience. In response to this Oxfam in Asia has produced a new companion with...

Flowers at a pack house in Kenya. Credit: Gerry Boyle/Oxfam

Supplier treatment: why Tesco and other supermarkets should integrate business and ethics

The actions that large companies take to source their products have direct implications for workers in their supply chains. In the wake of a critical report about Tesco's treatment of its suppliers,...

School children in India. Credit: Oxfam India

For richer or poorer: from Brazil to Indonesia

In the emerging economies the fruits of growth are too often not being shared with the majority of the population. Thomas Dunmore Rodriguez, National Influencing Adviser for Latin America, reveals...

Village in Nepal

Good morning Sindhulpalchok! Connecting Nepal’s disaster affected communities with radio

Following the two devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal in April and May 2015, Oxfam quickly responded, ensuring safe and equal access to water and sanitation facilities, and provision of basic...

he Road to Rubaya is a portrait of the people who transport goods along a dirt road in North Kivu to Rubaya.

Displacement in eastern DRC: a never ending story

The number of refugees around the world is increasingly making headlines, but what of the plight of the 38 million displaced people who have fled to another part of their own country? Jose Barahona,...

Zahia Fandi, Sarah Fandi and Hanadi El Omari fled the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Damascus.

Women, Peace and Security in the Middle East and North Africa: Upcoming Webinar

Women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face many difficulties and inequalities in their daily lives, and conflict in the region only exasperates the situation. Julie Diallo and Sariah Ghazzaoui...

Onion pickers harvest onions in the yellow onion field in Hanareb, Barda, Azerbaijan. Credit: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam

What is a human worth? Bold commitments from business needed

Business has a key role to play in tackling inequality, but the evidence suggests this isn't happening. Erinch Sahan, Global Adviser on Business and Markets, proposes corporate targets that would...

The world's 62 richest people own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion poorest

Our stats struck a nerve, now let’s hit back against inequality

Oxfam's latest inequality report and stats have prompted some lively debate in the run up to the World Economic Forum. Here Deborah Hardoon, Deputy Head of Research, explains how we came up with...

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