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European Union, Oxfam Pilipinas, and partners to boost Agri-fishery for 54,000 people in BaSulTa

March 14, 2024

Oxfam Pilipinas and its partners have officially launched an initiative aimed at boosting economic opportunities for 54,600 women, youth, indigenous people (IP), and other small producers in the Agri-fishery sector in Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi (BaSulTa) provinces in the Philippines.

Women’s Month: Oxfam Pilipinas calls for gender equality, feminist financing

March 6, 2024

Oxfam Pilipinas kicked off its campaign called “Dapat All Equal,” which will run from 2024 to 2027 in Eastwood Mall in Quezon City on Friday.

2000 families receive assistance to combat anticipated El Nino impacts in BARMM 

February 5, 2024

With the imminent threat of El Niño in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), SUPREME BARMM, a consortium led by Oxfam Pilipinas, and its members distributed essential water conservation kits to up to 2000 families to mitigate the adverse effects of the impending dry spell.   With support from the European Union Civil Protection and […]

Oxfam Pilipinas’ care work campaign during COVID wins top Quill award 

January 25, 2024

Oxfam Pilipinas’ campaign addressing gender norms on unpaid care work and women’s breadwinning during COVID-19 received the top award at the recently held 20th Philippine Quill Awards.  The “HomesquadPH” campaign, which sheds light on unpaid care and domestic work (UCDW) in Filipino homes, especially among urban millennials, received an Award of Excellence in communication management […]

Groups unite to support the implementation of the law banning child marriage

December 7, 2023

Various government agencies, civil society organizations, and youth groups pushed for the wider information dissemination and implementation of the Prohibition of Child Marriage (PCM) Law in the country on Thursday. The call is also timely following the recent prosecution of the Socorro “cult” leaders and members involved in the facilitation and solemnization of forced marriages […]

Oxfam Pilipinas Journey: Reaffirming the Localization Agenda

November 28, 2023

Oxfam Pilipinas reaffirms its unwavering commitment to the localization agenda through Patas na Bukas: A Partners’ Conference and Launch event attended by over 200 participants from all over the country. The conference explored Oxfam Pilipinas’ evolving role in its partnerships with various stakeholders and allies. With its new status as a national organization, Oxfam Pilipinas […]

852 families receive cash assistance in Dolores, E. Samar before floods hit

November 25, 2023

At least 852 families in flood-prone barangays in Dolores town in Eastern Samar received preemptive cash assistance from the local government in anticipation of the potential impacts of the shear line and low-pressure area last November 18. The initiative was a proactive disaster preparedness measure by the local government of Dolores to help vulnerable communities […]

Richest 1% emit as much planet-heating pollution as two-thirds of humanity

November 22, 2023

The richest 1 percent of the world’s population produced as much carbon pollution in 2019 than the five billion people who made up the poorest two-thirds of humanity, reveals a new Oxfam report today. It comes ahead of the UN climate summit in Dubai amid growing fears that the 1.5°C target for curtailing rising temperatures […]

Oxfam Pilipinas calls for proactive spending of disaster funds on Yolanda’s 10th anniversary

November 8, 2023

Humanitarian and development organization Oxfam Pilipinas urges local governments to shift from reactive spending to a proactive approach by utilizing local calamity funds, also known as the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Funds (LDRRMF) effectively.

Regional forum tackles impact of changing climate on care work

November 6, 2023

A regional forum organized in Ormoc City shed light on how climate change deepens gender inequalities particularly the unequal distribution of unpaid care and domestic work among women and girls.