Resarch & publications
Research and publications
Over the past year, we have witnessed heartbreaking tragedies and the effects of power imbalances around the world and here in the United States. Whether caused by nature, by violence, or by greed, all require action. Oxfam America is taking action and—through the efforts of many—we are making a difference.
Guardians of the Mekong
Supporters often tell us that it’s hard to understand how advocacy makes a difference in the lives of poor people. While the work takes time, it does have an impact. One groundbreaking report from Oxfam and a partner is changing the lives of farmworkers.
The powerful earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May 2015 took thousands of lives and reduced entire communities to rubble.
An external evaluation of the first three years of Oxfam’s Global Leaders Empowered to Alleviate Poverty (LEAP) programs funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Annual Report | January - December 2014
Africa is among the world’s fastest-growing continents, but the rich world is reaping the rewards of this growth, as billions of dollars a year flow out of Africa.
Tools for activists
Resources for Oxfam America volunteers
461 Economists call for urgent action against excessive speculation on food commodities
Oxfam’s Women in Small Enterprise (WISE) initiative starts with a systemic understanding of these barriers and attracts partners with expertise in the areas of financial services, women’s rights, advocacy, and entrepreneurship to develop a multi-disciplinary collaboration to support women in overcoming these challenges.
How active citizens and effective states can change the world.