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Oxfam Pilipinas SHE Network calls for Unhampered delivery of SRHR services during COVID19
SHE Network for COVID19.png SHE Network for COVID19.png The Sexual Health and Empowerment (SHE) network is advocating for the continued and unhampered delivery of reproductive health (RH) services during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The provision of RH services is life-saving and should...
In impoverished villages of Eastern Samar, the Philippines, Oxfam and partners are helping at-risk communities improve their security. Severa Abulencia navigates her motorized canoe expertly along a coastal river in Salcedo and out into the Leyte Gulf to a spot where rows of empty soda bottles bob...
As climate change intensifies cyclones in the Philippines, an Oxfam partner is helping local fisherfolk revive a forest that lives and livelihoods depend on. The bleached remains of ancient mangroves dot the coastal landscape of Eastern Samar. They are monuments to a battle they both lost and won...
Celebrate Women's Month by standing up for Women's Rights at the #WeMakeHerstory happening on March 7, 2020, 2:00 - 8:00 pm at Liwasang Aurora, Quezon Memorial Circle. Support our local women entrepreneurs and farmers at the Women's Market. Participate on the activities and learn more about various...
Recognizing the role of women in the peace process, the United Youth of the Philippines-Women (UnYPhil-Women) with support from Oxfam in partnership with the Australian Government through the project Women's Empowerment for Leadership in Development and Peace in the Bangsamoro (WELD-Peace),...
When a humanitarian emergency fades from the headlines there is a tendency to forget that many people displaced by armed conflict continue to face difficulties and uncertainties to survive. This World Refugee Day, just like many days before, we stand together with thousands of internally displaced...
Twelve months since the Inclusive and Affordable Financial Facilities for Resilient and Developed Filipinos (IAFFORD) project was implemented in Brgy.103-Palanog, Tacloban City, Leyte, several families are now wiser in terms of planning for their financial security. They have gained discipline in...
Terisita's leadership has been put to test when her community was battered by Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak) . The storm caused heavy floods and landslides in Biliran province in December 2017.
Advancing women’s rights has seen many gains in the Philippines; yet many women continue to experience multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and oppression. These are magnified during humanitarian emergencies.