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Trust Undermined: Discrepancies in Asian Development Bank’s Climate Adaptation Finance Claims in Asia

May 2, 2024

Oxfam analyzed the largest climate adaptation projects of the Asian Development Bank in the region and discovered that the actual adaptation finance could be off by 44 percent—$0.9 billion instead of the reported $1.7 billion.

WSF 2024: Another world is possible amidst a broken world

April 19, 2024

As a youth climate activist from a province in the Philippines–who directly feels the impact of and sees how people are suffering from the climate crisis, genocides, and widespread human rights violations and inequality–participating in platforms such as the World Social Forum (WSF) 2024 will always be both overwhelming, but also very energizing.

Who benefits from climate finance?

April 19, 2024

The critical path in project management represents the shortest time required to complete a project. Similarly, addressing the climate crisis necessitates identifying the most effective route, which some argue is solely through initiatives targeting carbon emissions.

Interconnected struggles of Bangsamoro and Palestinians

April 19, 2024

As a Bangsamoro advocate in the Philippines who has fought for our existence and the right to our land, I find it relatable how Palestinians are continuously fighting for their land, which has been occupied for seventy-five (75) years. Our experiences of injustices such as massacres, land grabbing, and displacement of civilians in every encounter […]

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 […]