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Oxfam is an international charitable organisation focusing on the alleviation of global poverty. The Company fights poverty in three ways: campaigning, development and emergency response. It also operates shops in the UK and an online shop selling volunteer-listed second-hand clothes, books, music and collectables, plus Fairtrade and ethical gifts.

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TypePrivate
Founded1942
HQOxford, GB
Websiteoxfam.org

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)7,412

Key People/Management at Oxfam

Winnie Byanyima

Winnie Byanyima

Executive Director
Mark Goldring

Mark Goldring

CEO, Oxfam GB
Ricardo Acuna

Ricardo Acuna

Chair, Oxfam Canada
Helen Szoke

Helen Szoke

CEO, Oxfam Australia
Abby Maxman

Abby Maxman

President, Oxfam America, CEO
Shaheen Chughtai

Shaheen Chughtai

Head of Campaigns, Policy and Communications
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Oxfam Office Locations

Oxfam has offices in Oxford, Nairobi, Belfast, Montréal and in 19 other locations
Oxford, GB (HQ)
Oxfam House John Smith Drive
Nairobi, KE (HQ)
The Atrium Chaka Road Kilimani
Belfast, GB
115 North Street
Carlton, AU
132 Leicester Street
Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, BE
60 Rue des Quatre-Vents
Pinheiros, BR
Rua Padre João Gonçalves, 160
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1942
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Oxfam Online and Social Media Presence

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Oxfam News and Updates

Indian billionaires' wealth grew daily by Rs 2,200 cr last year: Oxfam

The fortunes of Indian billionaires grew by an astronomical 35 per cent per day last year, or by Rs 2,200 crore daily, while the poorest 10 per cent of the country have continued to remain in debt since 2004, according to an OXfam report released on Monday.

World’s wealthiest saw their fortunes increase by $2.5 billion a day in 2018: Oxfam

A fresh report on wealth inequality from Oxfam reveals the world’s wealthiest saw their riches shoot up in 2018.

India’s Richest 1% Get Richer By 39% In 2018: Oxfam

That’s compared to just a 3 percent rise in income of the bottom-half of the population.

World's 26 richest people own as much as poorest 50%: Oxfam

Twenty-six richest billionaires own as many assets as the 3.8 billion people who make up for the poorest half of the planets population, British charity Oxfam said in a report on Monday.

Unpaid work done by women worth 43-times Apple's annual turnover: Oxfam

Unpaid work done by women across the globe amounts to a staggering USD 10 trillion a year, which is 43 times the annual turnover of the world's biggest company Apple, an Oxfam study said Monday. In India, the unpaid work done by women looking after their homes and children is worth 3.1 per cent of t…

Unpaid work done by women across the globe amounts to $10 trn a year: Oxfam

Unpaid work done by women worth 43-times Apple's annual turnover
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Oxfam Blogs

Yemen's shattered food economy and its desperate toll on women

Yemen's shattered food economy and its desperate toll on women6 February 2019Food security in Yemen is critically dependent on imports and incomes. Both have been knowingly undermined by parties to the conflict over many months. For women, the impact of eating last and least is crippling, and coping…

Yemen's shattered food economy and its desperate toll on women

Yemen's shattered food economy and its desperate toll on women6 February 2019Food security in Yemen is critically dependent on imports and incomes. Both have been knowingly undermined by parties to the conflict over many months. For women, the impact of eating last and least is crippling, and coping…

The people behind the prices

The people behind the prices6 February 2019This focused Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) of SOK Corporation's Italian processed tomato supply chains is a pilot for the company's new approach to assessing human rights impacts in high risk supply chains that goes ‘beyond audits’.

Malpass nomination to head the World Bank concerning, says Oxfam

Malpass nomination to head the World Bank concerning, says Oxfam5 February 2019In reaction to President Trump’s reported selection of David Malpass as the US nominee for World Bank president, Nadia Daar, Head of Oxfam International’s Washington Office, made the following statRead more

Oxfam opens biggest-ever waste treatment plant in Rohingya refugee camp

Language English Oxfam has this month opened the largest human waste treatment plant ever built in a refugee camp, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The industrial-scale plant, funded by the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, can process the waste of 150,000 people – equivalent to the population of Abuja.  …

Libya migration deal: two years on, thousands drowned in the Mediterranean and sent back to human rights abuses

Language English Two years after Italy’s EU-backed migration deal with Libya, more than 5,300 women, men and children have perished in the Mediterranean and more still are suffering back in Libyan detention camps, Oxfam said on Friday. In a joint open letter to EU governments, over 50 organiz…
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Oxfam Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Oxfam founded?

    Oxfam was founded in 1942.

  • Who are Oxfam key executives?

    Oxfam's key executives are Winnie Byanyima, Mark Goldring and Ricardo Acuna.

  • How many employees does Oxfam have?

    Oxfam has 7,412 employees.

  • Who are Oxfam competitors?

    Competitors of Oxfam include IDEO, Sister Cities International and Plan International.

  • Where is Oxfam headquarters?

    Oxfam headquarters is located at Oxfam House John Smith Drive, Oxford.

  • Where are Oxfam offices?

    Oxfam has offices in Oxford, Nairobi, Belfast, Montréal and in 19 other locations.

  • How many offices does Oxfam have?

    Oxfam has 23 offices.