Natural resources and rights
While natural resources can generate wealth, countries that depend on this wealth often suffer greater corruption, social unrest, and human rights violations. We believe people have a right to participate in decisions that affect their lives.
First Person blog March 3, 2017
Communities struggle to protect their land and forest, one small piece at a time
Story February 23, 2017
In Cambodia, awareness about environment turns fisherman into defender of the river.
First Person blog February 3, 2017
But fight against corruption and poverty not over
First Person blog February 1, 2017
Instead of building legal and physical walls blocking people from coming to the US, why not fight the poverty, corruption, and conflicts that send them fleeing here?
Story December 22, 2016
What is Oxfam, what do we do, and how do we do it? Here’s the information you need.
News update October 29, 2016
The number of murders, attacks, and acts of repression against human rights activists in Latin America has now reached historic levels.