Women and girls

According to some estimates, women represent 70 percent of the world’s poor. Oxfam helps women and girls overcome gender discrimination, realize their potential, and assume leadership roles in their communities.

Yemen_water_OES_43808Story

Why is clean water important?

Safe water, sanitation, and hygiene save lives during emergencies and in the long-term struggle against poverty.

Inequality kills graphic-2440x1526.jpgStory

Inequality Kills

Inequality contributes to the death of at least one person every four seconds.

josiane 2.jpgStory

For women who survive acts of violence, finding refuge shouldn't be this difficult

Despite surviving multiple traumas in their home countries, enduring criminalization in Mexico, and being denied asylum by the United States, these women stuck at the US-Mexico border teach us what it means to joyfully resist. It’s time fix the US asylum process to provide lifesaving refuge to people fleeing persecution because of their gender.

Load more
Oxfam.org Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Google+