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.

TypePrivate
HQOxford, GB
Founded1942
Size (employees)7,374 (est)
Websiteoxfam.org
Oxfam was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in Oxford, GB
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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, Montréal, Newton and in 19 other locations
Oxford, (HQ)
Oxfam House John Smith Drive
Nairobi, (HQ)
The Atrium Chaka Road Kilimani
Belfast,
115 North Street
Carlton,
132 Leicester Street
Molenbeek-Saint-Jean,
60 Rue des Quatre-Vents
Pinheiros,
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

One civilian killed every three hours in Yemen: Oxfam

A civilian is killed every three hours in Yemen, Oxfam said Friday, calling on the United States, Britain and other European states to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia. "One civilian has been killed every three hours in fighting in Yemen since the beginning of August, with many more people succumb…

Oxfam India to come out with country-centric inequality report in Feb

Study will show disparity among states and capture the govt's expenditure and its intent

Oxfam rejects Singapore defence of low taxes

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oxfam on Wednesday rejected Singapore's defence of its low taxes after the NGO ranked the wealthy city state among the 10 worst-offending countries in fuelling inequality with its low-tax regime.

India ranks bottom of Oxfam world inequality index

India has been ranked among the bottom 10 countries in a new worldwide index released on Tuesday on the commitment of different nations to reduce inequalities in their populations. UK-based charity Oxfam International's 'Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index' ranks India 147th among 157 coun…

India ranks low on reducing inequality: Oxfam

India ranks at 147 among 157 countries Oxfam analysed for their commitment to reduce inequality, saying it was a "very worrying situation" given that the country is home to 1.3 billion people, a report revealed on Tuesday.

India among group of governments that are fueling inequality: Oxfam report

The Oxfam index ranks 157 countries on their policies on social spending, tax, and labour rights
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Oxfam Blogs

Audio Summary (9m) of FP2P posts, week beginning 6 December

The post Audio Summary (9m) of FP2P posts, week beginning 6 December appeared first on From Poverty to Power. Link:  Audio Summary (9m) of FP2P posts, week beginning 6 December Oxfam Confederation Member:  Oxfam International Blog author:  Duncan Green

How does Localization work on the ground? Podcast with Evans Onyiego and video of his work in Northern Kenya

On the margins of the localization discussion I covered yesterday, I grabbed a few minutes to interview Evans Onyiego. Evans runs a local Caritas office in Maralal, in Northern Kenya, where the Church is playing a big role in trying to rebuild trust between ethnic groups and communities whose trad…

Captured Democracies: A Government for the Few

Captured Democracies: A Government for the Few7 December 2018The report Captured Democracies: A Government for the Few presents 13 case studies documenting how political and economic elites manipulate the decision-making processes of governments to their own advantage and against the interests and r…

New Yemen hunger figures are stark warning as peace talks begin

New Yemen hunger figures are stark warning as peace talks begin6 December 2018IPC announcement that more than 15 million people in Yemen are in a “crisis” and about 65,000 in a food “catastrophe” are a stark warning as peace talks beginRead more

Greece, EU: Move Asylum Seekers to Safety

Greece, EU: Move Asylum Seekers to Safety6 December 2018The Greek government and the EU should urgently ensure that all asylum seekers on the Aegean islands are transferred to suitable accommodation on the mainland or relocated to other EU countries as winter approaches, 20 human rights and other or…

Localization in Aid – why isn’t it happening? What to do about it?

Spent two days this week discussing ‘Localization in Conflict Settings’. The subject is littered with aid jargon, but important – how does the humanitarian system ‘transfer power and resources’ to ‘local actors’ rather than outsiders insisting on running the whole thing (badly) themselves? It was …
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Oxfam Company Life and Culture

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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 7,374 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, Montréal, Newton and in 19 other locations.

  • How many offices does Oxfam have?

    Oxfam has 23 offices.