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Oxfam also urged the National Assembly to incorporate all ratified international treaties on women into domestic laws in order to make the National Gender Policy actionable, stressing that the executive must further work with the legislature to ensure ...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is celebrated for being a good male feminist ally, but do his policies actually show that he's all talk and no action?
Oxfam deputy chief executive Penny Lawrence said: "The research tallies with our own regular surveys which show that the vast majority of staff feel proud to work for Oxfam, enjoy their job and share Oxfam's vision to end extreme poverty around the world.
Speaking at the Institute of Fundraising's face-to-face conference in London yesterday, James Terry, head of fundraising compliance at Oxfam, said that charities needed to have a much closer relationship with their agencies and suppliers and that this ...
Nantwich Oxfam store is ready for Red Nose Day on March 24 - with 10 new Noses in special surprise bags. These include Nose-it-all (the all-knowing owl); Viking Norse nose; Snootankhamun from ancient Sneezegypt; Snuffles the Dragon; DJ Boogie; ...
Boston, MA - infoZine - "This budget is a narrow-minded, small-hearted reimagining of America's role in the world," said Raymond C. Offenheiser, President of Oxfam America. "Since the Second World War, presidents of both major parties advanced US ...
Thousands of wedding gowns are donated to Oxfam every year, to be sold in shops and through Oxfam online. However, next weekend (March 25) - for the first time ever - brides-to-be will be able to view a selection of vintage and contemporary dresses in ...
Mrs Owens, who has 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, recently applied to volunteer at the Oxfam shop in Friars Street, Sudbury, after spotting a notice in the window.
Gianmaria Pinto, Country Director of the Norwegian refugee Council. The EU has touted the EU-Turkey deal as a model for further agreements with other countries.
LYNDON CENTER - The annual Oxfam Hunger Banquet fundraiser at Lyndon State College will be held this evening from 5-7 p.m. in the Moore Community Room (ASAC 100).
Paymaya Philippines, the pioneer and leader in digital Financial Services, has collaborated with international aid organization Oxfam to help provide disaster-relief assistance to communities affected by Typhoon Lawin (international code name Haima ...
Pop-up Wedding Shop, Oxfam online. Share. ByGavin Castle. 11:37, 15 MAR 2017. Pop-up Wedding shop, Oxfam on line, Batley.
Oxfam at ASU is a smaller chapter of that organization and is fighting for the same thing by raising awareness on a local scale.
Oxfam also called on the National Assembly to incorporate all ratified international treaties on women into domestic laws in order to make the National Gender Policy actionable, stressing that the executive must further work with the legislature to ...
A report released on Monday by the international confederation of charities, Oxfam, warned that millions of Syrians are paying the price of hostile and restrictive policies of rich countries towards refugees.
Oxfam in Nigeria has called on the government to demonstrate the political will to create a macro-economic policy environment that increases women's productive capacity as full economic agents.
An open day is to be held at Boston's Oxfam shop to provide information on volunteering. Taking place at the Wide Bargate store next Wednesday between 10.30am-12.30pm, it will give visitors the opportunity to have a look around the shop and also behind ...
A new grading system is calling on the Trudeau government to enact more policies that will further the rights of women in Canada and across the world.
Oxfam Ireland Chief Executive Jim Clarken said: "Yemen is on the brink of famine after nearly two years of devastating conflict.
The Oxfam Nigeria and the Fresh and Young Brains Development Initiative (FYBDI) have urged Nigerian government to match its words with actions especially regarding women empowerment and gender discrimination in the country.
UWONET and Oxfam partner to increase awareness of land rights among Uganda's women. Despite their essential contributions to the national economy, only few women enjoy secure rights to land they till, making land governance and management a ...
Theresa Calo, a Filipino maid in Hong Kong, will run in the London Marathon next month while raising funds for Oxfam, a charity focused on the alleviation of global poverty.
The Oxfam-Nigeria has called for concerted efforts to empower Nigerian women saying a situation where some 55 percent of female headed households are landless and another 29 percent own less than one hectare of land.
The organisation's spokesperson Isaac Mangena says Oxfam believes the problem of unregulated mining is compounded by the lack of proper research on artisanal mining in the country.
governments and businesses should look at ways to improve the quality and security of women's economic opportunities, ensuring their fair income, secure contracts and safe working conditions, advocacy group Oxfam has said in a report. In a new report ...
Progress in making women equal to men in the economy is painfully slow, and women are still more likely than men to live in poverty, says the report , entitled "An Economy that Works for Women" published by Oxfam. According to the source, globally, the ...
On International women's Day, Oxfam launches a new report, "Legislative Wins, Broken Promises." Based on a seven-country research project led by Oxfam Canada, the report focuses on problems with access to services and to justice that these laws are ...
While Oxfam Canada lauds the Canadian government for "noble intentions" and "some important steps in the right direction," it says that has not yet translated into meaningful policy and spending decisions.
governments and businesses should look at ways to improve the quality and security of women's economic opportunities, ensuring their fair income, secure contracts and safe working conditions, advocacy group Oxfam has said in a report. In a new report ...
YOUNG Nigerian entrepreneurs who need tailor-made support to grow their businesses can now apply for Oxfam-EDC SME development programme 2017, where experts will diagnose their businesses to identify improvement opportunities for desired growth ...
Advert put in Oxfam shop window is causing sexism row. It follows an argument about school trousers in Marks and Spencer. Share; Comments.
Canada's Feminist government has significant work left to do on a range of policy issues affecting women's equality, Oxfam Canada says in a new scorecard. The only point on which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government scored well -- getting a ...
7. Discounted clothing will include women's, men's and children's wear, as well as designer items. The sale will start tomorrow (March 8) and will run until March 13.
The economic empowerment of women could help the poor globally, says research by Oxfam, the international network of charities working to tackle world ...
In December Oxfam released a report exposing the world's worst corporate tax havens. The organisation's Executive Director in New Zealand, Rachael Le Mesurier, said as much as $170 billion is being lost through tax avoidance around the world ...
Ireland's two largest aid organizations, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, are in merger discussions following the latter's rapid decline on the back of a financial misconduct investigation.
A brave woman was taken from us a year ago. Berta Caceres was shot and killed in the middle of the night by assassins for opposing an illegitimate ...
If you can pop along to the Oxfam Books and music shop at 21 Pepper Street, you will find two very different donations. Firstly we have over 200 lovely Folio books - mostly literature or History, with another 200 Folios to be put out later.
The Oxfam Banquet is an annual event that serves to teach students about income inequality through a holistic approach. By dividing attendees into three different income groups and serving foods based on these incomes, students were able to see the ...
In the wake of International women's Day, Conversations On Women And peace focuses on the challenges for women in wartime and their role in peace-building.
The report by Oxfam also said the industry benefits from no withholding tax on lease rental payments, wide exemptions from withholding tax on interest and dividend payments, and no stamp duty or transfer taxes on the transfer of aircraft or aircraft parts.
Oxfam bosses have expressed their sadness at the decision to close the organisation's long-standing Northwich charity shop.
A new report on tax avoidance in Ireland has called on the government to do more to ensure that Corporations cannot use Irish laws to shrink their tax bills.
There are claims that tens of billions of Euro of corporate profits are still being shifted through Ireland to take advantage of our LAX tax laws.
New Zealanders are being challenged to go a day without turning on a tap in an Oxfam project aimed at providing easy access to clean water in Pacific island nations.
Oxfam on Thursday highlighted Indonesia as one of the most unequal countries in the world, where the number of dollar billionaires has increased from one in 2002 to 20 in 2016.
This evaluation report is presented as part of the Effectiveness Review Series 2015/16, selected for review under the humanitarian response thematic area using the application of Oxfam's Humanitarian Indicator Toolkit (HIT). The report presents the ...
Earlier, these were voluntary guidelines but now it has been made mandatory by SEBI to follow these guidelines, said Nisha Agrawal, CEO, Oxfam India in an interview to CNBC-TV18. The report not only looks how India Inc is spending on corporate social ...


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