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In celebration of International Women’s Day, we would like to share with you the inspiring stories of…

March 4, 2019

Some days, I feel like a feminist future has never been so close at hand. Female foreign…

January 4, 2019

“Who here was married before they were ready?” Every single woman raises her hand. The women tell…

July 9, 2018

The monsoon rains falling on the Rohingya refugee camps near Cox’s Bazar, southern Bangladesh, have caused over…

June 28, 2018

Rajiah, 46,  fled violence near her home in Myanmar 6 months ago with her youngest daughter, age…

June 19, 2018

Damage and fear caused by the first rains of the monsoon season in the Rohingya refugee camps…

April 23, 2018

(Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh) Rohingya refugees interviewed by Oxfam in Bangladesh say they will not go back to…

December 15, 2017

(OTTAWA) Oxfam Canada would like to thank Canadians who opened their hearts and wallets to help deliver…

December 13, 2017

Since August 25, over 600,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed over into Bangladesh’s southeastern districts. More than half are…

December 6, 2017

(Ottawa) Oxfam Canada welcomes the Government of Canada’s announcement that for every eligible donation made by individuals…

October 31, 2017

There are now more than 120,000 pregnant women and mothers with new babies struggling to survive in…

October 23, 2017

“Do not get married if you are a child, because you do not yet understand about the…

October 11, 2017

Oxfam warned today that an outbreak of cholera would devastate the camps in Bangladesh where hundreds of…

October 11, 2017

Aid workers are in a race against time to stop the rapid spread of disease as thousands…

October 11, 2017

More than 70 per cent of the nearly 430,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh are…

September 26, 2017

The Declaration, first adopted last September, reaffirmed the responsibility of all nations to refugees, and laid out…

September 18, 2017

Nearly 370,000 people crossed into Bangladesh in the past four weeks, doubling the number seeking refuge in…

September 15, 2017

“Oxfam is deeply concerned about the plight of more than 160,000 civilians who have crossed the border…

September 8, 2017

Some 1,200 people have died and 43 million people have been hit by the monsoon rains and…

August 31, 2017

Bangladesh: Cyclone Roanu – Oxfam emergency teams at work  Oxfam is reaching communities in Bangladesh hit yesterday by…

May 22, 2016
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