Organisations working towards a shared vision – such as ending domestic violence – are a more powerful and legitimate force when they speak with one voice.
In-depth country profile: building movements to address violence against women in Moldova
One day before Orthodox Christmas in January 2013 Olyessa came to Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, from a village in the north of the country, to escape the extreme violence she and her children faced in her family.
Supporting workers to stand up to trafficking and exploitation
Nearly 21 million people around the world are victims of forced labour.1 These women, men and children do badly-paid, low-skilled work without any labour protection and are frequently exposed to abuse and exploitation.
Offering support to Latin American women in the United Kingdom
It is estimated that as many as one million Latin Americans currently live in the UK. Many are highly-skilled young people who are often unable to obtain jobs that use their professional skills.
Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India and North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.