COVID

Women’s Unpaid and Underpaid Work in the Times of Covid-19
As Covid-19 grips the world, market economy have shuttered, schools have closed, and nearly half of the global population is confined to their homes. Yet millions of care workers step out every day to keep the lights on and support those in need, for very low wages.
Stormy skies over Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar.
Cyclone Amphan, the strongest ever cyclone recorded over the Bay of Bengal, is expected to hit north-east India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, 20 May threatening millions of people in vulnerable communities already affected by Covid-19 outbreaks and lockdown.
Cyclone threatens Cox’s Bazar as first Covid-19 cases are confirmed - Oxfam
Almost one million Rohingya people in the world's largest refugee camp are facing the added threat of a cyclone as the first cases of Covid-19 are confirmed.
World leaders unite in call for a people’s vaccine against COVID-19
More than 140 world leaders and experts, including the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, have signed an open letter calling on all governments to unite behind a people’s vaccine against COVID-19
Vaccinating poorest half of humanity against coronavirus could cost less than four month’s big pharma profits: Oxfam
Oxfam urges governments and pharmaceutical companies to guarantee patent-free Coronavirus vaccine and equal distribution for all.
Oxfam in Asia - Afghanistan - A New Scourge to Afghan Women: COVID-19
It is crucial to ensure that actors responding to the COVID 19 outbreak adapt their responses and policies to the various implications this outbreak has specifically for women.
Oxfam's Response to COVID-19
When an emergency happens, Oxfam is ready to respond. We work with our partners on the ground to save lives and reduce future risks. With your support, we help make sure that people who have lost everything have access to immediate life-saving essentials.
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.
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