Oxfam International


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About Oxfam International

Oxfam is a global development organization that mobilizes the power of people against poverty. It is an international confederation of 19 organizations working together with partners and local communities in more than 90 countries.One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty. Oxfam works around the globe to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. Oxfam saves lives and helps rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. The organization conducts campaigns so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them.
Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

Work area

Advocacy, Education, Campaigns, Activism


The power of people against poverty.

Country Offices

Belgium, Ethiopia, Russia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States


Founded: 1942
Location (HQ): United Kingdom
Scope: Global
Focus area: Poverty

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About the author

Ada Hasanagic

Ada Hasanagić is a human rights professional currently working as a researcher at the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Previously, Ada graduated with honors from the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology and the University of Buckingham in the fields of Political Science and International Relations. Also, she earned a master’s degree in Democracy and Human Rights from the University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna.