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. 

Senate tackles bills promoting social enterprises to address poverty

February 17, 2023

The Joint Senate Committees on Trade, Commerce, and Entrepreneurship tackled Senate Bills that seek to strengthen and promote social enterprises as a poverty reduction strategy. 

Groups launch trade fair in Congress to push for social enterprise law

February 7, 2023

Civil society groups and lawmakers on Monday opened a trade fair at the House of Representatives featuring locally-made and socially responsible products to promote the Poverty Reduction through Social Entrepreneurship (PRESENT) Bill.

New study: Richest 1% bag nearly twice as the rest of the world put together during pandemic

January 16, 2023

The richest 1 percent grabbed nearly two-thirds of all new wealth worth $42 trillion created globally since 2020, almost twice as much money as the bottom 99 percent of the world’s population, reveals a new Oxfam report today. During the past decade, the richest 1 percent had captured around half of all new wealth.

Groups call for full implementation of the RPRH law during its 10th anniversary photo exhibit

December 13, 2022

International humanitarian and development organization Oxfam Pilipinas and women’s rights organizations launched a photo exhibition to mark the 10th anniversary of the passage of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law or Republic Act 10354 in Quezon City on Friday. The photo exhibition, “RPRH Law: Isang Dekada Na,” which opened to the public from December 9 […]

‘Girl Defenders’ Alliance welcomes the signing of IRR for anti-child marriage law

December 7, 2022

Members of the ‘Girl Defenders’ alliance on Wednesday welcome the signing of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) No. 11596, also known as an “An Act Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage and Imposing Penalties for Violations Thereof.” The Philippines Department of Social Welfare and Development and the international humanitarian and […]