Oxfam is a non-governmental organization that has been operating since 1973. This organization has been working with the various governmental organizations and local partners for the betterment of the living standards of those living in poverty. The NGO also provides humanitarian assistance to the people affected by disasters and confect. This NGO focuses specifically towards the needs of the poor women and aims at assisting them through quality education, ending violence and giving them the economic opportunity.
In addition, Oxfam is also helping in increasing the resistance of the people against natural calamities and disasters and also works at improving the access of the poverty stricken class to humanitarian assistance during emergencies. Oxfam focuses towards a variety of aspects such as, girl’s education, food security, ending violence against women, disaster risk reduction and climatic change and humanitarian preparedness and response.
Oxfam is operating on the motto of creating a society where everyone, especially women, use their rights through active citizenship and responsive governance. Pakistan has been suffering from the issues of unemployment, inflation and insecurity. Many are living under the poverty line, struggling for the basic necessities of life. NGOs like Oxfam prove to be a ray of hope for these people.