United States

Oxfam's work in the US, particularly in the Gulf Coast, ranges from humanitarian disaster recovery, following Hurricane Katrina; to ecosystem restoration, following the BP oil spill; to workforce training as a means to get out of poverty.

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In Solidarity: Stories of sisterhood

For March Women's History Month, Oxfam staff, Sisters on the Planet ambassadors, and partners share what sisterhood means to them and how the pandemic has shifted their understanding of their relationships to other women.

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COVID-19 is a Women’s Issue

Women—particularly women of color—have been disproportionately impacted by the effects of the COVID-19. It is up to every single one of us to fight for a fairer and more equitable system that enables women to thrive here in the US and around the world.

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Honoring women changemakers

Meet some of the women Oxfam works with who are leading the charge for equal rights and representation around the globe.

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Hanging by a thread

How two women are coping with the pandemic—and why Congress must pass a transformational COVID-19 relief and recovery plan to save lives in the US and around the world.


Poverty in the US

Poverty endures in the US, trapping millions of people without hope of mobility for themselves or their children. Oxfam exposes the injustice of poverty in such a wealthy nation, and offers pragmatic solutions to chronic problems.

Our work in the US
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