Ever feel powerless when you read stories about big business dodging tax, hiding accounts and getting away with it all over and over again? Us too.
But more and more lately people across the world are speaking out about tax and transparency. They're demanding that corporations pay their fair share of tax, and are open and honest about how much money they make, and where it goes.
This is where laws come in. With...
Across the UK last December, people highlighted the problem of land grabs - where big companies buy up land in some of the world's poorest countries for profit. Often land grabs mean the people who live on the land are evicted. They lose their homes, livelihoods, and their way of growing food.
Sign our petition: Tell the World Bank to lead the fight against land grabs
And they've inspired action around the world. Campaigners...
Meet IF. It might be one little word, but we're hoping it's going to make 2013 the beginning of the end of the global hunger crisis.
Right now, 1 in every 8 people live without enough to eat. More than 2 million children die every year from malnutrition and millions more face a life of stunting, pain and lost potential. Yet, this is completely preventable - our planet provides enough food for every single person....
Over the last few years, Oxfam has uncovered more and more about the extent and impact of land grabbing in the countries where we work. When the speed and scale of this phenomenon became clear, we knew we had to act. We strongly believe that the World Bank is in a unique position to change the rules of the game, which is why we are asking them to lead the way in changing how agricultural land is bought and sold in the developing world. The Bank...
It's been a fantastic first week of land campaigning with stunts, action and a social sonic boom.
Oxfam loves the movies. We've got more than 500 videos on our channel and together people like you have watched them nearly 4 million times! For this week's chart, prepare to make it 4 million and ten - turn up the volume, ready your finger over that "share" button, and check out some of our favourite Oxfam videos.
1. Breakdancing pregnant women
With more than 1.3m...
Now the Olympics are over we all need a bit of inspiration again. Something to celebrate. That's exactly what Oxfam wants to create - and we need your help to do it!
So the Olympics is all over (at least until the Paralympics!). Did you know that London 2012 is responsible for the biggest peacetime mobilisation of people since World War II - the 70,000 volunteers who helped keep the Olympic Games running smoothly?
Oxfam relies on volunteers too - more than 22,000 of them across the UK. The time you give to support our life-changing work makes all the difference in the world. Fancy getting involved?...
Did you know Trailwalker and Trailtrekker participants together walked a whopping 157,200 miles this year - nearly 20 times the distance the Olympic torch travelled before it reached the Olympic stadium!
Unsurprisingly, our most popular blog this week was the one that captured the zeitgeist: our top 10 Olympic Oxfam facts!
Here's a less fun fact: in Yemen, it's not uncommon for girls to be married when they're only...