Oxfam Canada urges the Canadian government to ensure the global Arms Trade Treaty is a robust agreement that covers ammunition and closes loopholes to save innocent lives. New Oxfam report explains how gaps in the draft treaty should be closed.
Oxfam Canada and the Native Women’s Association of Canada are calling on Canadians to take action to help build a safe and just world, where women and girls have power over every aspect of their lives and need not fear violence because they are female.
An Oxfam investigation into four countries where Mars, Mondelez and Nestlé purchase cocoa has shown that many women farmers face discrimination, unequal pay and hunger, leaving the companies’ social policies exposed as weak and needing work.
Delegates from over 190 governments meeting at the UN-led Commission on the Status of Women this week in New York have the chance to take a critical step against the global scourge of violence against women.
Syria’s humanitarian crisis is spinning out of control, leaving relief agencies overstretched and struggling to cope with a massive surge in refugee numbers and with promised funds still yet to arrive on the ground, warns international aid agency Oxfam.
Investors are targeting countries with poor governance to buy land, according to research for Oxfam's international day of action against land grabs. Parliament buildings in Ottawa and the CN Tower in Toronto are among global icons symbolically “sold” by campaigners to dramatize the issue.