Subject: governance

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Veeru Kohli. Credit: Sara Faruqi/Dawn.com

Veeru Kohli – the ultimate outsider

When Veeru Kohli stood as independent candidate in Hyderabad's provincial elections on 11  May 2013 she made history. Jacky Repila explains how Oxfam's Raising Her Voice programme...

MDG spending infographic

Are governments meeting their MDG spending targets?

Government Spending Watch, a site that collates MDG spending, launches today. Guppi Bola and Rachel Bladon explain how this powerful tool will be critical in holding governments to account....

The Women Leaders

Women making change in Nepal

In January, Dow Punpiputt met some of the women leaders who took part in the Raising Her Voice project in Nepal.  Here she gives a personal response to the impact of meeting with these inspirational...

Reaction to International Development Committee report on aid to Afghanistan:

"The UK government is showing admirable international leadership through sustaining its level of aid to Afghanistan, one of the world's poorest countries. Because of international aid a...

Yemenis risking their lives for just $50

As Yemen's hunger crisis worsens, families are resorting to some desperate measures to cope. The price of basic foodstuffs and fuel has increased and the UN says 10 million people are going hungry,...

Yemen: A wake up call to early marriage

Aisha, Wafa and Hafsa never imagined that their tragedies would signal a wake-up call for the residents of their small village in western Yemen. The two sisters Wafa and Aisha and their cousin Hafsa...

Scottish dad takes Arms Trade Treaty campaign to the United Nations

David Grimason has today announced he will take his campaign for a strong Arms Trade Treaty to the United Nations during the final talks in New York. Mr Grimason's son Alistair was two-years-old...

Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working

A new Oxfam supported book, Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working, is looking at alternatives to current European austerity drive. ...

This wonderful video shows we can tackle climate change

Ever thought that climate change was too big to tackle? That small personal changes you make don't make much difference? Watch this great animation, and know that EVERY small change makes...

Left behind by the G20: It's time to tackle inequality

Are poor people being left behind by the G20? Ian Sullivan takes a look at a new Oxfam report tackling this issue. ...

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