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AllAfrica.com
'One Planet' Summit Must Help Those On the Front Lines of Climate Changeclimate summit in Paris must boost the financial support going to help poor com
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
climate summit in Paris must boost the financial support going to help poor communities adapt to climate change, said Oxfam. French President Emmanuel Macron, the World Bank, and the United Nations are co-organizing the event, which comes on... Read more
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Daily Echo
Man waved 'gun' down city street as armed police detain himhow Hiscott, of Irving Road, Southampton, picked up the imitation pistol, that
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
how Hiscott, of Irving Road, Southampton, picked up the imitation pistol, that turned out to be a lighter ‘from outside Oxfam’ just after 8pm on the Sunday evening. Waving it around ‘in an attempt to show off to his friends’, two people... Read more
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Daily Echo
Man waves 'gun' down city street as armed police detain himhow Hiscott, of Irving Road, Southampton, picked up the imitation pistol, that
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
how Hiscott, of Irving Road, Southampton, picked up the imitation pistol, that turned out to be a lighter ‘from outside Oxfam’ just after 8pm on the Sunday evening. Waving it around ‘in an attempt to show off to his friends’, two people... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Does Kate like Meghan? What about Nicole and Reese? Who caresare more likely to be employed in agricultural industries, collaboration has be
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
are more likely to be employed in agricultural industries, collaboration has been shown to be highly beneficial. A recent Oxfam blog post describes how women in the Vietnamese agricultural industry collaborate to farm bananas, pigs and cinnamon,... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
GAO Confirms 'Climate of Fear' Exists in Poultry Processing Plants For several years, Oxfam and a coalition of allies and experts have been expo
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
For several years, Oxfam and a coalition of allies and experts have been exposing the dark underbelly of labor conditions in the poultry industry. Boston, MA - infoZine - Oxfam’s... Read more
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Gulf News
Aid groups vow to boycott new Myanmar camps for Rohingya returneesoriginal homes.The joint statement, signed by more than a dozen humanitarian or
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
original homes.The joint statement, signed by more than a dozen humanitarian organisations including Save the Children and Oxfam, said the groups were “concerned” by recent announcements that Myanmar would begin repatriating Rohingya refugees from... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Aid groups vow to boycott new Myanmar camps for Rohingya returneeshomes. The joint statement, signed by more than a dozen humanitarian organisat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
homes. The joint statement, signed by more than a dozen humanitarian organisations including Save the Children and Oxfam, said the groups were "concerned" by recent announcements that Myanmar would begin repatriating Rohingya refugees from... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Keating speech still powerful 25 years onand implemented it. "Fatigue happens. But we cannot afford to lose hope. We mu
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
and implemented it. "Fatigue happens. But we cannot afford to lose hope. We must continue." The sentiment was echoed by Oxfam Australia's Indigenous Manager Ngarra Murray, who says successive governments have failed to do away with entrenched... Read more
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dna
Future of Health: While the road is bumpy, experts believe people will live older and feel youngerthe bad and this period can also be called some of the worst that we have seen
dna / Posted 2 days ago
the bad and this period can also be called some of the worst that we have seen in centuries. To highlight the condition, Oxfam last year highlighted that 62 people own as much wealth as 3.6 billion of the world’s poorest people. Healthcare has... Read more
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News.com.au
Keating speech still powerful 25 years onand implemented it. "Fatigue happens. But we cannot afford to lose hope. We mu
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
and implemented it. "Fatigue happens. But we cannot afford to lose hope. We must continue." The sentiment was echoed by Oxfam Australia's Indigenous Manager Ngarra Murray, who says successive governments have failed to do away with entrenched... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Enhancing public resources through progressive tax policiesUN ESCAP can help reduce inequality, highlights a joint UN-Oxfam studyBangkok
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
UN ESCAP can help reduce inequality, highlights a joint UN-Oxfam studyBangkok (ESCAP News) -- A joint study released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia... Read more
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Limerick Post
Young Limerick women strike gold at Gaisce awardsactivity. She undertook art classes for her personal skills, joined a gym and t
Limerick Post / Posted 2 days ago
activity. She undertook art classes for her personal skills, joined a gym and took up road biking for physical recreation. Her adventure journey took her over the Kerry way and for her residential project she volunteered with Oxfam Stewards in the... Read more
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News.com.au
Australia’s ‘worst tax dodger’ exposedin the corporate tax transparency data.” Meanwhile, the Australian Council of
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
in the corporate tax transparency data.” Meanwhile, the Australian Council of Trade Unions was joined by aid groups Oxfam and ActionAid in condemning the latest findings. “This is nothing short of a national scandal,” ACTU president Ged... Read more
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DW
South Korea to EU: We are not a tax haven |a spokesperson for the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday i
DW / Posted 3 days ago
a spokesperson for the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday in Seoul, according to the Korean Herald. Oxfam is surprised But the EU's decision has not only irritated officials in Seoul. "We were surprised to find South Korea... Read more
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The Hill
Trump pressures Saudi Arabia on Yemen blockadeof Yemen’s 7 million people. “I think that’s exactly what happened,” Scott Pau
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
of Yemen’s 7 million people. “I think that’s exactly what happened,” Scott Paul, senior humanitarian policy adviser at Oxfam America, said before Wednesday’s statement from Trump. On Wednesday, he added that Trump’s words were “long overdue”... Read more
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York Daily Record
CAN really thinks we can save the planet through the Talanoa Dialogueconference. Mohamed Adow, the International Climate Lead from Christian Aid, Ra
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
conference. Mohamed Adow, the International Climate Lead from Christian Aid, Rajeli Nicole, Pacific regional Director from Oxfam, and Wendel Trio, Director from CAN Europe each provided opening statements that indicated there had been significant... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Todd Miller, The Market in Walls Is Growing in a Warming Worldturmoil, since many of these factors combine to displace staggering numbers of
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
turmoil, since many of these factors combine to displace staggering numbers of people. As Camila Minerva of Oxfam puts it, "The poorest and the most marginalized are five times more likely to be displaced and to remain so for a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gift ideas for children from under £5 to over £100heroine who regains her voice to take her rightful place in the world, this new
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
heroine who regains her voice to take her rightful place in the world, this new hardback edition also raises funds for Oxfam projects supporting women and children. This is a gift the whole family can enjoy - membership to the Dreamland theme... Read more
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The Columbian
Trump calls on Saudis to end Yemen blockadesituation in Yemen,” saying the country “stands at the brink of catastrophic fa
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
situation in Yemen,” saying the country “stands at the brink of catastrophic famine.” Global anti-poverty organization Oxfam praised Trump’s action but called on him to do more to stop the bloodshed, including pushing for a cease-fire and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Trump demands Saudis allow aid into Yemen ‘immediately’sales, air-to-air refueling of jets and some limited intelligence sharing. Sco
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
sales, air-to-air refueling of jets and some limited intelligence sharing. Scott Paul, a humanitarian policy leader at Oxfam America, said Trump’s call was long overdue but “hugely important.” “The past month’s escalation has killed thousands... Read more
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Swissinfo
Saudi-led blockade cuts fuel lifeline to Yemenunless commercial shipments of food and fuel are allowed in," said Shane Steven
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
unless commercial shipments of food and fuel are allowed in," said Shane Stevenson, Yemen country director with aid group Oxfam. SOARING FUEL COSTS Residents of Hodeida say the shortage has pushed up the price of existing fuel. The price of 200... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Saudi-led blockade cuts fuel lifeline to Yemenunless commercial shipments of food and fuel are allowed in," said Shane Steven
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
unless commercial shipments of food and fuel are allowed in," said Shane Stevenson, Yemen country director with aid group Oxfam. SOARING FUEL COSTS Residents of Hodeida say the shortage has pushed up the price of existing fuel. The price of 200... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Study says we are sentimental and still prefer cards over texts or emailto deliver messages of goodwill, most still yearn for a good old fashioned hand
Thame Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
to deliver messages of goodwill, most still yearn for a good old fashioned handwritten card. Half of adults polled in the Oxfam study would be devastated to receive a festive communication over social media instead of a heartfelt Christmas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Resign Now, Female Parliamentarians Tell Ecofepa Chair, Stella OduahECOFEPA chair, Senator Oduah, were unsuccessful. At a meeting organised by the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
ECOFEPA chair, Senator Oduah, were unsuccessful. At a meeting organised by the ECOWAS Parliament in conjunction with the Oxfam and International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), over the weekend, on Promoting Gender Equality in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Kiwis ramp up for equality and social justiceWednesday, 6 December 2017, 7:35 pmPress Release: Oxfam , one present at a tim
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 7:35 pmPress Release: Oxfam , one present at a timeDecember 6, 2017Small towns have the biggest hearts for equality and social... Read more
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EuroNews
EU issues tax haven blacklistwash – giving major offenders too much leeway, while emerging economies are san
EuroNews / Posted 5 days ago
wash – giving major offenders too much leeway, while emerging economies are sanctioned. “That could be encouraging,” says Oxfam tax specialist Aurore Chardonnet, “but the big question for us is how the EU member states are going to ensure those... Read more
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DW
EU names and shames 17 countries in tax haven blacklist |commissioner for tax, described it as an "insufficient response to the scale of
DW / Posted 5 days ago
commissioner for tax, described it as an "insufficient response to the scale of tax evasion worldwide." Aid agency Oxfam, meanwhile, went a step further, hitting out at the EU for failing to include its own member states on the list. In a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Switzerland placed on EU tax ‘grey list’would not foot the bill. The EU’s blacklist of uncooperative tax regimes conta
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
would not foot the bill. The EU’s blacklist of uncooperative tax regimes contains 17 states. But last month British NGO Oxfam published a reportexternal link called “Blacklist or Whitewash” that called for 35 countries, including Switzerland, to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time for Concerted Action in DR Congoareas.[fn]"Congo's Cinderella crisis: horrific suffering overlooked in largest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
areas.[fn]"Congo's Cinderella crisis: horrific suffering overlooked in largest displacement crisis of 2017", press release, Oxfam, 1 September 2017.Hide Footnote To date, the crisis has displaced roughly 1.4 million people (out of a total of 4.1... Read more
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Ekklesia
NGOs call for immediate ceasefire in YemenOxfam and other humanitarian agencies in Yemen are urgently calling on all warr
Ekklesia / Posted 6 days ago
Oxfam and other humanitarian agencies in Yemen are urgently calling on all warring parties for an immediate ceasefire in Sana’a. Escalating clashes between forces aligned with former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and the Houthis are trapping civilian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Winnie Byanyima to Serve Second 5-year Term at Oxfam InternationalWinnie Byanyima has accepted an offer from Oxfam's Board of Supervisors to serv
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Winnie Byanyima has accepted an offer from Oxfam's Board of Supervisors to serve a second five-year term as Oxfam International's Executive Director. Winnie joined Oxfam in 2013 from the United Nations having previously served in the Ugandan... Read more
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Herald Sun
The A-Z story of our suburbsEliza was named after John Batman's wife by the crew of HMS Rattlesnake in 1837
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Eliza was named after John Batman's wife by the crew of HMS Rattlesnake in 1837.media_cameraA competitor at the Oxfam trailwalk passes the Mt Evelyn checkpoint. Mount Evelyn was named after Evelyn Heales, daughter of Richard Heales,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Micro-Insurance - Vital Mechanism to Change LivelihoodsSolomon stated. Nyala Insurance has started its first insurance program in Tigr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Solomon stated. Nyala Insurance has started its first insurance program in Tigray State in 2009 in collaboration with Oxfam America. Out of the eight projects being undertaken by Nyala Insurance, two of them have been implemented in Tigray... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Once on This Island' on Broadway: Lovely, timely, touching one heart at a timeDane Laffrey’s setting and Clint Ramos’ costumes is grittier — think less wavin
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Dane Laffrey’s setting and Clint Ramos’ costumes is grittier — think less waving palm trees and sparkling waters, and more Oxfam T-shirts and Doctors Without Borders. A live goat — yup, you read that right — wanders around the theater, hungrily... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Oxfam Calls Senate Passage of Tax Bill "a Heist" In response to the Senate passage of the Tax Bill, Gawain Kripke, O
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 8 days ago
"a Heist" In response to the Senate passage of the Tax Bill, Gawain Kripke, Oxfam America’s Policy Director, made the following statement: Boston, Ma - infoZine - “Today, 51 Senators again proved they are in... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Lord Mayor of Oxford urges people to attend Poverty, Inc. screening on MondayTown Hall on Monday will be followed by a group discussion with several directo
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
Town Hall on Monday will be followed by a group discussion with several directors of poverty-focussed charities, including Oxfam. Oxford City Council, which is promoting the screening in partnership with homelessness charity the Mayday Trust, has... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Lord Mayor of Oxford urges people to attend Poverty, Inc. screening on MondayTown Hall on Monday will be followed by a group discussion with several directo
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Town Hall on Monday will be followed by a group discussion with several directors of poverty-focussed charities, including Oxfam. Oxford City Council, which is promoting the screening in partnership with homelessness charity the Mayday Trust, has... Read more
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Slate
In 2016, an Act of Far-Right Terrorism Shocked the U.K. Trump’s “Britain First” Retweet Brought It All Back.After graduating, she worked briefly in Brussels (the scourge of Brexiteers) be
Slate / Posted 9 days ago
After graduating, she worked briefly in Brussels (the scourge of Brexiteers) before embarking on a high-flying career at Oxfam. She was elected as an MP in 2015, and in the way that junior British politicians often do, carved out a niche for... Read more
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International Business Times
Pope Francis tells refugees in Bangladesh: The presence of God is called 'Rohingya' necessary, and stressed that his silence in public didn't negate what he had sa
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
necessary, and stressed that his silence in public didn't negate what he had said in the past, or what he was saying in private.How you can help the Rohingya refugees: Donate To Unicef UK , Oxfam, Action against Hunger, Amnesty International or U... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ECOWAS Charged to Enforce Gender-Friendly& Inclusive Agricultural Lawsup with Africa's Zero Hunger target by the year 2025. The reiteration came at
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
up with Africa's Zero Hunger target by the year 2025. The reiteration came at the ECOWAS Parliament joint programme with OXFAM and The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) aimed at promoting gender equality in agricultural... Read more
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The News and Star
Racing Santas to kick off Keswick Live Advent15: Make your own glittery bath bombs at The Soap Co from 1.30pm to 4pm. Decem
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
15: Make your own glittery bath bombs at The Soap Co from 1.30pm to 4pm. December 16: Fairtrade food and coffee tasting at Oxfam from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Window to be lit at 4pm. December 17: Sweet treats for all ages at Cake and Salad, including... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Racing Santas to kick off Keswick Live Advent15: Make your own glittery bath bombs at The Soap Co from 1.30pm to 4pm. Decem
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
15: Make your own glittery bath bombs at The Soap Co from 1.30pm to 4pm. December 16: Fairtrade food and coffee tasting at Oxfam from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Window to be lit at 4pm. December 17: Sweet treats for all ages at Cake and Salad, including... Read more
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Canberra Times
In politics, as in dating, desperation is a turn-offBy all accounts, Labor's brains trust is squaring with the reality that no bout
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
By all accounts, Labor's brains trust is squaring with the reality that no boutique social policy hampers, no metaphorical Oxfam goats for impoverished villages, will be enough to win over this demographic. The very act of wooing them appears... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
In politics, as in dating, desperation is a turn-offBy all accounts, Labor's brains trust is squaring with the reality that no bout
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
By all accounts, Labor's brains trust is squaring with the reality that no boutique social policy hampers, no metaphorical Oxfam goats for impoverished villages, will be enough to win over this demographic. The very act of wooing them appears... Read more
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The Age
In politics, as in dating, desperation is a turn-offBy all accounts, Labor's brains trust is squaring with the reality that no bout
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
By all accounts, Labor's brains trust is squaring with the reality that no boutique social policy hampers, no metaphorical Oxfam goats for impoverished villages, will be enough to win over this demographic. The very act of wooing them appears... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Climate and Development Lab attends COP23 in GermanyCOP23 working on “embedded” projects with organizations assigned to them before
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
COP23 working on “embedded” projects with organizations assigned to them before COP23. For Bradley, this meant working with Oxfam America, an organization that aims to reduce poverty. Oxfam sent delegates from their climate subsection to COP23, and... Read more
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The News and Star
PM to push for end to Yemen port blockade in Saudi talksthe focus will now shift to the long term relationship between the UK and Jorda
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
the focus will now shift to the long term relationship between the UK and Jordan, and assisting them in economic reform. Oxfam chief executive Mark Goldring welcomed the Prime Minister's promise to raise concerns with Saudi Arabia. But he added:... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
PM to push for end to Yemen port blockade in Saudi talksthe focus will now shift to the long term relationship between the UK and Jorda
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 11 days ago
the focus will now shift to the long term relationship between the UK and Jordan, and assisting them in economic reform. Oxfam chief executive Mark Goldring welcomed the Prime Minister's promise to raise concerns with Saudi Arabia. But he added:... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Slave trade in Libya: 'AU-EU summit needs to take responsibility' Oxfam’s Imma de Miguel says despite recent reports of slavery, it’s nothing n
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
Oxfam’s Imma de Miguel says despite recent reports of slavery, it’s nothing new. Reports of migrants being sold as slaves in Libya have made international headlines. Picture:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
VP Calls for Action Against Gender Based Violencewas speaking in Lilongwe on Tuesday during the launch of end violence against w
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
was speaking in Lilongwe on Tuesday during the launch of end violence against women and girls campaign organised by Oxfam Malawi in Lilongwe. He said government is committed to increasing access to justice as well as ensuring availability... Read more
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