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Press Releases from Oxfam India (3 total)

'Systemic violence against women cannot be solved with more violence'

Oxfam India condemns the brutal gang rapes of women in India and demands concrete, effective and long-term solutions to end the rising violence against women in the country. The NCRB Crime in India 2017 report states that more than 900 crimes against women take place every day. The shocking reality is that large number of such assaults go unreported. More than 90% of perpetrators are known to the survivor. Oxfam

Oxfam India responding as Cyclone Fani causes destruction in Odisha

Oxfam India’s humanitarian teams are assessing the damage caused by Cyclone Fani, worst cyclone India has witnessed in the last 20 years. As per initial reports, nine people have died and 160 people have been injured in Odisha. Over 12 lakh people were evacuated from vulnerable districts to safer locations. The 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm made a landfall yesterday in the eastern Indian state of Odisha and moved to West Bengal. Oxfam

Oxfam MAMI Brunch creates space for women in the film industry to talk about gen …

For the third year running, Oxfam India and JIO MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star 2018 co-hosted the 'Women in Film' Brunch to celebrate gender-equal cinema and women’s movement in the film industry to fight harassment at workplace. The Brunch was attended by leading male and female actors, directors, screenwriters and industry professionals including actors Parvathy, Yami Gautam, Gulshan Devaiah, Divya Dutta, Kiara Advani, Mouni Roy, Tanishtha Chatterjee, Shruti Seth,