Only 1 per cent of the Afghan National Police is female. More women are urgently needed in the Afghan police force in order to reduce violence against women and ensure the safety of all Afghans, writes activist Wahzma Frogh.
Our first big 'Behind the Brands' action is to encourage big chocolate companies to make equality for women cocoa farmers a priority. Companies often put women front and center in their advertising, but not in their supply chains. You can change that. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/behind-brands
The Little Museum of Dublin on St. Stephen’s Green was packed full of would-be upcyclers to hear tips from Neville Knott (top-centre) and other experts at our upcycling event. Read the full story here: https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/oxfam-home-furniture-upcycle Photos: Paul Sherwood.
In Malawi, dramatic fluctuations and weather patterns are causing serious problems. Read our latest blog post to see how climate change is affecting vulnerable communities and how Oxfam Ireland is responding https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/climate-change-malawi Photos: Amy Christian/ Oxfam
Thanks to your support, Godelive and 800 other women farmers in Rwanda have set themselves up as pineapple sucker growers and sellers. See how their success has had a wider impact beyond their fields... https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/sweet-benefits-of-pineapples Photo: Simon Rawles/Oxfam
Coffee and cupcakes, curry nights, style swops, jewellery-making classes, fashion shows and even a gospel choir performance – anything goes as our amazing supporters get ready to host their Get Together events. http://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/gettogether
In Gaza, over 20 health facilities have been damaged, including 2 hospitals, 4 clinics, 1 care facility for the disabled and 4 ambulances. However, despite continued violence and rising causalities, the Oxfam-supported Al Awda Hospital continues to deliver babies. When Abeer Al Madhoun went into labour, she travelled to Al Awda Hospital, fearing for her life but determined to protect her unborn child. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/child-killed-every-hour-gaza