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It hasn't been long that I have been advocating for river governance. Having grown up in an urban city like Dhaka, I had a minimal connection with rivers. So, let alone thinking of river governance, I had a little knowledge and idea about the geography and character of rivers. However, as a part...

Equitable measures to defeat coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus hits without discrimination. Yet, it is clear that vulnerable people — the poor, those with disabilities, informal workers and migrants — may not be able to survive the pandemic.
Ideas for a Pro-Poor and Pro-Women Approach to COVID-19
Economic and gender inequalities play out in a public health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. How can local governments respond with a pro-poor, pro-women approach? Here's a personal opinion piece by our regional director, Lan Mercado.
Time to care and build a fairer Asia
Care work is work that’s essential for our societies to survive, prosper and grow. It is the hidden engine that runs our economies.
Oxfam in Asia - Blogs - COVID 19
An Oxfam Humanitarian worker's insights from his time on the field that shaped his views on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that was first reported on the very last day of 2019.
Cesario da Silva, Director of Assosiasaun Defisiensia Timor-Leste
The National Parliament of Timor-Leste has taken unprecedented steps towards building a more equal society by unanimously passing the ‘Resolution to Promote and Protect Rights of People with Disabilities’ on 1 October 2019.
The Launch of Oxfam in Timor-Leste's program, 'Strengthening Voices for Pathways in Good Governance' in Dili, Timor-Leste on 26 September 2019.
In September 2019, Oxfam in Timor-Leste launched a new program called ‘Strengthening Voices for Pathways in Good Governance’ (Hadalan Lian Ba Governasaun Diak in the national language, Tetun).
Oxfam - Cox's Bazar - Rohingya refugees: Working for Peace, Longing for Home
Two years is a long time for lives to be left on hold, and for many Rohingya, this has been the case for even longer.
Honor and Appreciation for Humanitarians in Myanmar
Oxfam, together with women humanitarian leaders, deliver much-needed aid assistance in camps a few kilometers outside the town of Sittwe in Rakhine State.
Oxfam in Timor-Leste hosted a joint-press conference with Timor-Leste's civil society land network, Rede Ba Rai, to call for a transparent land registration process.
In Timor-Leste, land has strong links to community unity and identity. For all, land is linked to their future. Oxfam in Timor-Leste convened a press conference with Timor-Leste’s civil society land rights network, Rede Ba Rai on 10 July 2019. This press conference called for the Timorese land...
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