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Downing Street: End hunger

Today activists and campaigners from eight aid agencies, including Oxfam, visited Downing Street to urge world leaders to act to end hunger and malnutrition. Oxfam, Save the Children, Avaaz...

Olympics facts, fair food and flying fish: The latest blogs in brief

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...

A lovely Latitude festival goer shares an e-book to inspire families to (re)discover food

Food Power in the news

Over the summer we're asking festival goers across the UK to share their Food Power ideas - ways to eat, shop and grow our way to a fairer food future. Check out some of the stories and...

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...

Food Power in action at Camp Bestival

After having recently graduated from a degree in History and International Relations, I wanted to get involved with Oxfam's GROW campaign which I knew has been successfully trying to raise awareness...

Control Arms campaigners

Disappointed but not discouraged

by Lisa Rutherford, Oxfam UK Campaigns Manager, in New York ...

Fake tombstones are placed along the East River by members of the Control Arms Coalition to coincide with a diplomatic conference on the future Arms Trade Treaty in New York.  They are calling on the over 190 countries present to agree a strong global agreement that will bring the arms trade under control. July 24, 2012.  Andrew Kelly

Two days left to make a strong treaty

by Lisa Rutherford, UK Campaigns Manager, Oxfam GB in New York City ...

Sahel conference

Sahel Crisis: A crucial conference

On Monday 18 June a high level meeting on the Sahel food crisis is being held in Brussels. This is a crucial opportunity for governments to show they are giving their fair share towards the food...

12,000 of you have voiced your concern for Syria

More than 12,000 people signed our petition on Syria for Ban Ki-moon. Our CEO, Barbara Stocking, took your signatures to Ban, the UN Secretary General. Barbara says: "I raised our concerns...

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. ...

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