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Women attend workshops as part of the AMAL programme in the West Bank. Credit: Oxfam

Amal: hope for the women of the Arab spring

Although women were at the forefront of the 2011 uprisings in the Arab world, their voices are still not being heard in many areas. Here Serena Tramonti introduces our gender justice programme in...

'Made in Palestine' - helping a small women's group export soap to the world

Six years ago, a small women's co-operative from the West Bank started growing vegetables to sell at the local market. Now, with a little help from Oxfam, they are exporting soap around the world.  ...

Design a Bog Day

We need designers, manufacturers and inventors to create the emergency sanitation kit of the future. Join us on 13 September 2013 and design latrines and taps which could save lives in disaster situations...

Team Tiger’s Treasure Hunt in Ethiopia

Oxfam is always looking at new ways to improve sanitation in its programmes and the Tiger Worm Toilet is just one novel method that is currently being trialled. With an estimated 2.6 billion people...

Video fundraisers send Oxfam £63k worth of goats!

What would you do with £63,000 worth of goats? Oxfam puts them to good use, producing milk to drink and sell, fertiliser for crops, and kids to take to market. It's all thanks to a pair...

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...

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