Oxfam kick-starts global campaign to end violence against women and girls

Gender inequality is both the cause and the consequence of violence against women and girls, said Oxfam on Thursday, as the agency launched a new global campaign called ‘Enough: Together We Can End Violence Against Women and Girls’ to stop … Read More

Oxfam says most vulnerable not getting financial support they need

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The amount of net financial assistance going to help developing countries fight climate change has been miscounted by tens of billions of dollars, according to a new Oxfam report released on the eve of the United Nations Climate Change Conference … Read More

Tanzania: Oxfam calls for massive post-Ebola Marshall Plan

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – International agency Oxfam has called for a multi-million dollar post-Ebola ‘Marshall Plan’ to put the three West African countries hit by the crisis back on their feet. In a statement late Monday, the agency … Read More

Transparency International to G20: “Stop corruption, close loopholes in the financial system to help the world’s poorest

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Brisbane, Australia (PANA) – An open letter, published for the attention of the Group of 20 biggest economies, has called for concrete actions to stop corruption and make the global system more transparent. The letter, jointly written by Transparency International, … Read More

Senegal: Oxfam in concerted effort to counter rumours, prejudices about Ebola

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Mistrust, rumour and myths about the origin and spread of Ebola are allowing the disease to thrive particularly in the West African region, the aid agency Oxfam warned in a statement on Tuesday. “The unprecedented outbreak … Read More

Oxfam says poor countries left in the dark on climate finance

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Photo: Andy Hall/Oxfam PANA Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – Poor countries are being left with little idea about what money is available to help them cope with climate change, because of murky accounting and a lack of transparency by rich … Read More