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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
To mark this year’s global commemoration of International Day of the Girl, Oxfam Pilipinas and its partners reiterate their support for the implementation of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Law and caution against potential misinformation about its purpose.
Global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are set to rise by 10.6% by 2030 instead of falling by the 45% needed to limit the increase in global temperature to 1.5 °C. The G20 countries are the worst and most-responsible offenders, says Oxfam.
Oxfam Pilipinas and its partners commend the approval of the bill to prevent unintended pregnancies among young Filipinos and promote their adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
Around 70 climate and energy thought leaders, policymakers, and experts from Indonesia, Philippines, Timor Leste, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Laos gathered in Jakarta on 29-31 August 2023 for critical dialogues and collaborative endeavours aimed at driving a sustainable and equitable energy transition across Southeast Asia.