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# oxfam - Monday 21 September, 2020

Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'

Sep 21st 2020, 8:03 AM 16,596 Views 26 Comments

In Ireland, the richest 10% of the population emits nearly the same emissions as the bottom 50%.

# oxfam - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Hunger linked to Covid-19 could cause 12,000 deaths a day by the end of the year, Oxfam says
# The Knock On Effects
# The Knock On Effects

Hunger linked to Covid-19 could cause 12,000 deaths a day by the end of the year, Oxfam says

Jul 9th 2020, 6:10 AM 8,774 Views 8 Comments

Oxfam said millions are in danger of dying from hunger on a planet that produces more than enough food for everyone.

# oxfam - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder'
# Big Pharma
# Big Pharma

Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder'

May 14th 2020, 6:15 AM 17,598 Views 26 Comments

Oxfam has warned that rich countries and industry could prevent or delay the vaccine from reaching vulnerable people.

# oxfam - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Half a billion people could be pushed into poverty by Covid-19, warns Oxfam
# Recession
# Recession

Half a billion people could be pushed into poverty by Covid-19, warns Oxfam

Apr 9th 2020, 7:43 AM 12,689 Views 13 Comments

A new Oxfam report calls for an economic rescue plan to prevent a damaging recession.

# oxfam - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Climate experts say people should move towards plant-based diets
# FRUIT AND NUTS
# FRUIT AND NUTS

Climate experts say people should move towards plant-based diets

Aug 8th 2019, 9:46 AM 23,004 Views 96 Comments

Today’s climate report says that a shift in land use is crucial to tackling climate change.

# oxfam - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'Large sum of money' found in man's shirt donated to Oxfam - is it yours?
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

'Large sum of money' found in man's shirt donated to Oxfam - is it yours?

Mar 9th 2019, 4:29 PM 45,650 Views 32 Comments

The organisers of Oxfam’s Fashion Relief event are looking for the owner to come forward.

# oxfam - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Red Cross says more than 20 staff have left after 'paying for sexual services'
# Scandal
# Scandal

Red Cross says more than 20 staff have left after 'paying for sexual services'

Feb 24th 2018, 12:24 PM 11,596 Views 14 Comments

There is concern that a number of incidents have not been reported, or that reported cases may have been mishandled.

# oxfam - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Oxfam investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct
# Scandal
# Scandal

Oxfam investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct

Feb 20th 2018, 12:01 PM 11,263 Views 28 Comments

They were all reported after the latest scandal.

# oxfam - Monday 19 February, 2018

Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers
# Scandal
# Scandal

Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers

Feb 19th 2018, 7:27 AM 8,333 Views 11 Comments

The charity has released a redacted copy of a 2011 internal report into the scandal.

# oxfam - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Oxfam chief executive says criticism over prostitution scandal has been 'disproportionate'
# Oxfam Uk
# Oxfam Uk

Oxfam chief executive says criticism over prostitution scandal has been 'disproportionate'

Feb 17th 2018, 4:24 PM 12,464 Views 14 Comments

Chief executive Mark Goldring has repeatedly apologised for failings in the way the charity dealt with claims of sexual misconduct.

# oxfam - Friday 16 February, 2018

Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal
# Reputation
# Reputation

Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal

Feb 16th 2018, 2:39 PM 8,823 Views 12 Comments

The charity is looking to rebuild its global reputation after the recent scandal.

# oxfam - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal
# Haiti
# Haiti

Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal

Feb 15th 2018, 4:39 PM 11,905 Views 17 Comments

A statement said he was “deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality”.

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year
# Medecins Sans Frontieres
# Medecins Sans Frontieres

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year

Feb 15th 2018, 7:19 AM 11,610 Views 10 Comments

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.

# oxfam - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Oxfam Ireland emails supporters, promises to 'rebuild trust' after UK staff's Haiti prostitution scandal
# Oxfam Ireland
# Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam Ireland emails supporters, promises to 'rebuild trust' after UK staff's Haiti prostitution scandal

Feb 14th 2018, 9:28 PM 10,288 Views 15 Comments

Oxfam Ireland confirmed that none of its staff were involved in the scandal.

# oxfam - Monday 12 February, 2018

Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti
# Resignation
# Resignation

Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti

Feb 12th 2018, 3:11 PM 11,454 Views 20 Comments

Penny Lawrence said that she was “desperately sorry” for the harm and distress that had been caused.

# oxfam - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations
# Charity Commission
# Charity Commission

Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations

Feb 10th 2018, 4:56 PM 18,561 Views 22 Comments

The Prime Minister has called the UK’s charity regulator to launch a “full and urgent investigation of these very serious allegations”.

# oxfam - Friday 9 February, 2018

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims

Feb 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 29,198 Views 41 Comments

A spokesperson has confirmed that no staff employed by Oxfam Ireland were involved in the case.

# oxfam - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018

Dec 26th 2017, 3:59 PM 6,087 Views 0 Comments

More than 620,000 Rohingya people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

# oxfam - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'A rigged global tax system': Oxfam says Ireland is a tax haven by EU standards
# Tax Havens
# Tax Havens

'A rigged global tax system': Oxfam says Ireland is a tax haven by EU standards

Nov 28th 2017, 9:01 AM 18,249 Views 66 Comments

The new report by Oxfam argues that Ireland fails to meet the criterion on fair taxation.

# oxfam - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'
# Bin Bags
# Bin Bags

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'

Sep 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,661 Views 5 Comments

Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.

# oxfam - Friday 21 July, 2017

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse
# Yemen
# Yemen

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Jul 21st 2017, 4:26 PM 9,263 Views 21 Comments

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

# oxfam - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan
# Famine
# Famine

Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan

Feb 25th 2017, 2:00 PM 8,789 Views 8 Comments

Famine was declared in the new African country on Monday, which has been embroiled in civil conflict for years.

# oxfam - Monday 16 January, 2017

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jan 16th 2017, 8:50 AM 13,101 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Eight men hold as much wealth as half the planet combined
# Sharing The Wealth
# Sharing The Wealth

Eight men hold as much wealth as half the planet combined

Jan 16th 2017, 12:01 AM 43,771 Views 66 Comments

Some of the world’s richest people are meeting in Davos this week.

# oxfam - Monday 12 December, 2016

Ireland named world's 6th worst corporate tax haven
# Sweetheart Deals
# Sweetheart Deals

Ireland named world's 6th worst corporate tax haven

Dec 12th 2016, 7:31 AM 19,420 Views 92 Comments

Oxfam said Ireland’s score was based on its lack of effective rules to prevent corporate tax dodging and because it facilitates large-scale corporate tax avoidance.

# oxfam - Monday 18 July, 2016

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees

Jul 18th 2016, 10:43 AM 24,548 Views 151 Comments

Over 65 million people have fled their homes because of conflict, persecution and violence.

# oxfam - Thursday 24 March, 2016

A charity shop received so many Fifty Shades of Grey donations, they built a fort
# Fifty Shades
From The Daily Edge
# Fifty Shades

A charity shop received so many Fifty Shades of Grey donations, they built a fort

Mar 24th 2016, 7:50 AM 5,819 Views 1 Comment

The state.

# oxfam - Monday 18 January, 2016

A few dozen people now own as much wealth as half of the world's population
# Super Rich
# Super Rich

A few dozen people now own as much wealth as half of the world's population

Jan 18th 2016, 7:38 AM 23,995 Views 73 Comments

New research by Oxfam shows women are also disproportionately affected by global inequality.

# oxfam - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

"We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium"
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

"We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium"

May 13th 2015, 6:15 AM 6,661 Views 1 Comment

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, an Oxfam aid worker on the ground described the consequences of yesterday’s earthquake.

# oxfam - Monday 13 April, 2015

"Empty words": Despite promises of help, 100,000 are still homeless in Gaza
# Reconstruction
# Reconstruction

"Empty words": Despite promises of help, 100,000 are still homeless in Gaza

Apr 13th 2015, 6:18 AM 4,894 Views 24 Comments

A new report by 46 agencies lays bare the current situation.

# oxfam - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE
# Urine
# Urine

Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE

Mar 5th 2015, 1:15 PM 11,436 Views 23 Comments

And it’s all thanks to a urinal.

# oxfam - Monday 19 January, 2015

The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth
# Davos
# Davos

The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth

Jan 19th 2015, 6:30 AM 9,195 Views 61 Comments

But how can this be reversed?

# oxfam - Thursday 27 November, 2014

The simple guide to getting rid of your old furniture
# Clearing Out
# Clearing Out

The simple guide to getting rid of your old furniture

Nov 27th 2014, 4:22 PM 114,955 Views 2 Comments

De-cluttering your house can be more difficult than it seems.

# oxfam - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis
# Extreme Inequality
# Extreme Inequality

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis

Oct 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,716 Views 54 Comments

If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.

# oxfam - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid
# Charity
# Charity

28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid

Aug 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,348 Views 16 Comments

Today is World Humanitarian Day and Oxfam Ireland are calling for help.

# oxfam - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Oxfam in Canada was told that it isn't allowed prevent poverty anymore
# Charitable Intentions
# Charitable Intentions

Oxfam in Canada was told that it isn't allowed prevent poverty anymore

Jul 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 13,206 Views 12 Comments

The Canadian revenue authority say that doing so would benefit people who are not already poor.

# oxfam - Monday 14 July, 2014

Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men
# Gender Inequality
# Gender Inequality

Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men

Jul 14th 2014, 9:02 AM 5,278 Views 17 Comments

Oxfam said that the Eurozone’s GDP would increase by 13% if women’s paid employment rates were the same.

# oxfam - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Knightley: 'What I saw and heard was worse than I could have ever imagined'
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

Knightley: 'What I saw and heard was worse than I could have ever imagined'

Jul 9th 2014, 7:00 AM 11,503 Views 14 Comments

If the aid effort does not increase in South Sudan – 50,000 children could die from malnutrition.

# oxfam - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating
# Poverty
# Poverty

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating

Jun 3rd 2014, 6:30 AM 6,624 Views 46 Comments

Oxfam is calling on G7 leaders who are meting tomorrow to reassess Europe’s energy strategy to move towards more sustainable and affordable fuels.

# oxfam - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Sales aren't a problem for charity shops... it's a lack of donations
# Second Hand
# Second Hand

Sales aren't a problem for charity shops... it's a lack of donations

May 25th 2014, 9:15 AM 10,498 Views 21 Comments

Oxfam has recorded an increase in sales this year. However, many are struggling to get stock in the door.

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