Oxfam


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OXFAM

(ˈɒksfæm) or

Oxfam

n acronym for
Oxford Committee for Famine Relief
Translations

Oxfam

n abbr of Oxford Committee for Famine Relief
britische karitative Vereinigung zur Hungerhilfe
(also Oxfam shop) Gebrauchtwarenladen, dessen Verkaufserlös der Hungerhilfe zugutekommt, → ˜ Eine-Welt-Laden m
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In addition to the digital campaign, Oxfam in Pakistan will be organising a public event on 12 th of December in which lawmakers and civil society will discuss the current status of women protection
Sue Brittain, Oxfam Yarm shop manager, said: "Spring is the perfect time for a clear-out and we can turn good quality unwanted items into cash to fund Oxfam's work fighting poverty around the world.
Oxfam said it was "considering the implications of her new statement and what it means for Ms.
Helen Clarke, head of Oxfam Birmingham Fundraising Group, said: "There will be lots going on so head down to Redpoint from 7pm to join the party.
The Oxfam Get Together is one of the UK's largest celebrations of International Women's Day - which is a national holiday in a number of countries including Afghanistan, Russia and Zambia.
Many responded with a campaign against Oxfam and other NGOs _ Minnie Driver has stepped down from her position as an ambassador for Oxfam, 7,000 regular donors suspended their support for the organization, and the NGO has been under the scrutiny of the public, the media, and even governments.
What has not been so evident in most of the Press coverage is to highlight what Oxfam has done right and well.
It would be an absolute tragedy for millions of people across the world if Oxfam were no longer to function properly because their funding was cut," she added.
Singer Annie, a Global Oxfam ambassador, spoke out after the charity's British arm was suspended in Haiti over claims former staff paid for sex in the aftermath of the country's 2010 earthquake.
Within the aid community, Oxfam GB has been known for its transparency and professionalism.
I think about 7,000 individuals have canceled regular donations to Oxfam over the last 10 days- Corporate sponsors at the moment are reserving judgment," Goldring said at an International Development Committee meeting at the House of Commons, RIA Novosti reported.