In Peru, Janet Fuentes mobilized her community to save lives during the pandemic while they received little to no support from the government.
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Will the clean energy transition be exploited to justify another wave of colonialist dispossession of Indigenous lands?
We must ensure that transforming our energy system does not mean violating the rights of people who have lived for generations on lands containing valuable resources. This #HumanRightsDay we celebrate the activism of Indigenous leaders, and highlight key lessons from Oxfam’s work in Peru in defending the right to decide.
Industrial-level oil palm and cacao plantations, some established through corrupt land-titling, are destroying old-growth forest and displacing farmers and indigenous people.
Your reminder during the COVID-19 outbreak: Soap and water are—hands down—the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease
As we prepare to weather this pandemic, we need to consider the vulnerabilities of women and low-wage workers, and those most at risk in poor countries. A letter from Oxfam America President and CEO Abby Maxman.
Heavy metal rockers are joining indigenous peoples to try and save a generation of children and families from the devastating effects of heavy metal poisoning.