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Date: Dec 2016

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Photo: Oxfam Gender & Protection team speak with people at the Filippiada camp in the Epirus Region of Northwest Greece.

Capitalising on research and translating it into action

Nina Gora, Gender lead at Oxfam in Greece, shares approaches for meaningful research dissemination that helps to reduce duplication and leads to collective action. ...

A year in review

Editors’ choice: A look back at 2016

2016 has been a challenging year for both long-term development and humanitarian work, and yet another busy year for Oxfam. The Policy & Practice blog has covered some of the most diverse and...

an interview with Oxfam's Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer in Beirut

Real geek: To cluster or not to cluster? Not to cluster...

Getting standard errors right is important for anyone trying to do quantitative impact evaluation. We want to know that any impacts of the project that we observe are real, rather than just the result...

Yacht killer statistic

Introducing our new case studies of Oxfam's research in practice

High quality research is an integral part of evidence-informed advocacy and development programming. Here Martin Walsh, Global Research Adviser, introduces our new series of case studies, starting...

 Awareness raising exercise held by members of the local protection committee and womens association in Bangadi village, 2012

Looking back on community based protection in the DRC: Oxfam’s legacy

Five years after Oxfam's funding and support for community protection work in one part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) had stopped, we wanted to find out if the work was still having...

Oxfam engineers work to install the first water network in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan, September 2015

Real Geek: Building trust through accountability

Oxfam's Humanitarian Informal Feedback project funded by the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) has recently come to a close. Here Project Manager Emily Tomkys shares the evaluation report  and...

18 year old Tantine carries wood in Cirhogole (Kabare Territory -South Kivu), Democratic Republic Of Congo

Congo is the ultimate test of whether we leave no one behind

Oxfam's Director of Campaigns, Policy & Influencing, Matthew Spencer, reflects back on his recent visit to Democratic Republic of Congo. ...

Mariam, 33, a mother of 5, gazes out of her tent in Lebanon’s Northern Bekaa valley.

Webinar: Edutainment and digital media to challenge social norms in the MENA region

Upcoming webinar on challenging social norms and to advance Gender Justice and Women's Rights in the MENA region.  Date: December...

Mural in Oaxaca, Mexico

Why must climate change be de-naturalised and re-politicised?

Food insecurity, conflict and climate change are among many stresses often originated in or made worse by bad, unrepresentative governance. Daniel Morchain, Global Adviser on Climate Change Adaptation,...

 Rosalinda Dionisio. Credit: Campaign in Defense of Mother Earth

The Right to Defend Human Rights in an Unequal World: The case of Mexico

Defenders of human rights often put themselves at personal risk to carry out their work. This blog examines the vulnerabilities human rights and land rights activists face, especially female activists...