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...
"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 record number of boys and girls now go to school. Afghanistan's future relies on these children and their potential. Huge challenges of extreme poverty, the position of women and corruption remain. The hard won gains of recent years need to be secured...
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...
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 when he was shot dead during a holiday to Turkey in 2003 and he has campaigned for tougher laws on arms ever since.
Alistair was asleep in his pram in a cafe when an argument broke out at a nearby table and a man opened fire - killing...
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 crisis and investing more in long term solutions to break the hunger cycle in the region.
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 about the safety and security of the people of Syria, and told him that many people in the UK were very concerned, and that 12,000 people had responded to our call to action."
We know that the United Nations continues to work hard on...