E.g., 06/20/2022
E.g., 06/20/2022
Youths celebrate the World Water Day in Chandpur, Bangladesh. Photo: Masud Al Mamun/ CNRS/Oxfam
South Asia is home to one-fifth (19%) of the world's youth, and regional youth unemployment stands at 11% (according to UN DESA Youth report). There is growing evidence that climatic variability impacts water availability and quality – which jeopardizes social stability and jobs for the youth...
Informal sector in Timor-Leste
In June 2020 Matadalan Institute (MDI), in partnership with Oxfam and Dr. Brett Inder from Monash University, surveyed446 informal businesses in 7 municipalities. The aim was to learn about how the State of Emergency (SoE) affectedinformal businesses. The vast majority of the informal sector in...
Women in Agriculture in Timor-Leste
This report presents findings on the impact of COVID-19 and the associated State of Emergency from March – June 2020 on women in agriculture in Timor-Leste. The findings were gathered form interviews with 266 vulnerable women in agriculture and agribusiness from six municipalities in Timor-Leste:...
Report on Water, business and human rights In transboundary basins
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critical importance of the human rights to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water. Yet, unregulated and unsustainable business activity is having serious negative impacts on the health of the GBM and Salween rivers and...
Oxfam - ASEAN - A Better Normal for Businesses in and beyond COVID19
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) is significantly negative from both the economic and social perspectives. The ASEAN and its member-states are encouraged to continue allocating resources and take policy actions to support MSMEs.
Breaking Through Her Challenges
Oxfam's Mekong Water Governance Program is highly committed to create an enabling environment for women’s participation and leadership in water sector.
A Case Study of ARB Cooperatives’ Farm Rehabilitation Loan in Compostela, Valley
A Case Study of ARB Cooperatives’ Farm Rehabilitation Loan in Compostela, Valley
Towards Sustainable Tax Policies in ASEAN
It is high time for all ASEAN member states to agree upon common minimum standards for corporate tax incentives in the region to prevent harmful tax practices that drain essential public revenue and create unnecessary competition among members.
Timor-Leste – Rapid Food Security Assessment 2020
A nationwide Rapid Food Security Assessment was conducted in May 2020 in Timor Leste, designed to rapidly assess the effects of COVID-19 restrictions as well as recent agricultural shocks, such as crop pests, livestock and poultry diseases, and variable rains on rural households.
Women's Human Rights & Business: What ASEAN governments and businesses can do to support gender equality and the empowerment of women in the workplace
How ASEAN States and businesses can use the gender lens to ensure that policies and practices create an enabling environment for gender equality and women’s empowerment.
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