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From TheJournal.ie Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal Reputation

Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal

The charity is looking to rebuild its global reputation after the recent scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam Ireland emails supporters, promises to 'rebuild trust' after UK staff's Haiti prostitution scandal Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam Ireland emails supporters, promises to 'rebuild trust' after UK staff's Haiti prostitution scandal

Oxfam Ireland confirmed that none of its staff were involved in the scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Two leading charities, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, enter into merger negotiations Good News

Two leading charities, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, enter into merger negotiations

If the merger goes ahead the new global development agency named Oxfam Goal will be based in Ireland

From TheJournal.ie Former president Mary Robinson is very happy with the Pope The Pope Is Alright

Former president Mary Robinson is very happy with the Pope

The pope says earth is beginning to look more like an “immense pile of filth”.

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From TheJournal.ie The world's wealthy 'could be hiding €707 billion in Ireland' Tax Transparency

The world's wealthy 'could be hiding €707 billion in Ireland'

Oxfam says we shouldn’t just focus on companies: the world’s wealthy could have billions stashed away here.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam warn of rising food prices if climate change not tackled Climate Change

Oxfam warn of rising food prices if climate change not tackled

Oxfam Ireland chief executive Jim Clarken said that the price of wheat and maize could rise by 120 per cent and 177 per cent respectively if nothing is done.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam Ireland fears EU budget cuts will leave millions in poverty Poverty

Oxfam Ireland fears EU budget cuts will leave millions in poverty

The charity said that the €6.1 billion which is set to be cut could instead help lift 4.6 million people out of extreme poverty.

From TheJournal.ie Cold weather makes life more difficult for Syrian refugees Syria This post contains images

Cold weather makes life more difficult for Syrian refugees

Oxfam Ireland is warning that living conditions in refugee camps are worsening as a result of the cold weather.

From TheJournal.ie Women pushed further into poverty as food prices continue to rise - Oxfam Poverty

Women pushed further into poverty as food prices continue to rise - Oxfam

The effects of climate change and rising food prices are having a disproportionate impact on women – who represent 70 percent of the world’s poor.

From TheJournal.ie Interview: 'If you give people half the chance to make the right decision, they will' Sharon Corr This post contains images

Interview: 'If you give people half the chance to make the right decision, they will'

Sharon Corr recently travelled to Tanzania to campaign for women’s rights with Oxfam. She tells TheJournal.ie how it made her feel optimistic again after years of cynicism.

From TheJournal.ie 6 countries where global food crisis is taking terrible toll In Focus This post contains images

6 countries where global food crisis is taking terrible toll

There has been an up to 50 per cent increase in the price of staple crops since June alone – these are just some places which are being hit the hardest.

From TheJournal.ie Swap bolognaise beef for beans to help the world's poor, says Oxfam Food Network

Swap bolognaise beef for beans to help the world's poor, says Oxfam

Oxfam Ireland says using beans as a substitute for meat once a week can help to save energy and restore the food balance.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Women are digging up anthills for the tiny grains inside’ Read Me This post contains images

Column: ‘Women are digging up anthills for the tiny grains inside’

Children mine for gold in home-made pits, while parents risk their lives for food – Jim Clarken describes the harrowing scenes as a crisis unfolds in west Africa.

From TheJournal.ie Donations to Oxfam Ireland at 'critically low levels' Charity

Donations to Oxfam Ireland at 'critically low levels'

Some well-known faces have joined a new campaign to encourage people to donate items to their local Oxfam shop.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Robinson in drought stricken Horn of Africa East Africa

Mary Robinson in drought stricken Horn of Africa

The former president’s visit comes nearly 20 years after her first trip to Somalia to highlight the crisis there.

From TheJournal.ie Column: IMF leader selection is not democratic and, frankly, a sham Opinion

Column: IMF leader selection is not democratic and, frankly, a sham

Oxfam Ireland’s Chief Executive Jim Clarken argues that the appointment of an IMF head is pre-ordained – and excludes developing countries and rising powers.