Media Releases

Oxfam Pilipinas, partners rally support behind the implementation of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Law

October 11, 2023

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. 

G20 countries failing by big margins to cut greenhouse gas emissions to below ‘catastrophic’ levels

September 10, 2023

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, partners laud the House approval of the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Bill

September 8, 2023

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. 

ASEAN Leaders Urged to Prioritize and Make Concrete Action on Sustainable & Just Regional Energy Transformation

September 4, 2023

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.

Sustainable Finance is Key to Advancing Gender Equality in ASEAN’s Agriculture Sector, Fair Finance Asia Says

August 23, 2023

Fair Finance Asia and Gender Transformative and Responsible Agribusiness Investments in South-East Asia, both Oxfam programs, have launched a new policy brief alongside the Sixth Association of Southeast Asian Nations Inclusive Business Summit in Bali, Indonesia.

Thousands affected by ‘Egay’ face damaged houses, livelihoods 

July 28, 2023

Oxfam Pilipinas and partners raised concern over the thousands of people affected by Super Typhoon Egay (international name: Doksuri), which lashed strong winds and dumped heavy rains in different parts of the country, particularly in Northern Luzon.

BARMM braces for El Niño season

May 5, 2023

Groups organized a forum in Cotabato City on Wednesday to support the readiness of BARMM government and communities to prepare for the incoming El Niño and the potential extreme weather events – much stronger typhoon and flooding after the dry spell.

Local government units commit to support renewable energy project in Eastern Samar

March 30, 2023

The local government units of Borongan City and Municipality of Dolores have committed to promote renewable energy and create a more sustainable future for their communities.

Oxfam, partners call for equal future for women

March 20, 2023

Oxfam Pilipinas and its partner organizations call for the importance of addressing the inequalities faced by women and girls towards a just, inclusive, and sustainable future during its celebration of National Women’s Month at Eastwood City Mall in Quezon City.

Oxfam Pilipinas welcomes proposed national policy to address adolescent pregnancy

March 6, 2023

Marking the national women’s month, the Senate Committee on Women, Children, Family Relations, and Gender Equality tackled on Wednesday Senate Bills that endeavors to strengthen a comprehensive policy in addressing adolescent pregnancy through social protection.