Have you ever shared your bathroom with 50 people?

A few days ago, a colleague sent over a link to a blog post written by Farah, our engineer working in Za'atari camp, Jordan. The camp is now 'home' to 120,000 Syrian refugees....

This Week at Oxfam, 13-17 May

Firstly, apologies for leaving you without a This Week at Oxfam update last Friday.  Don't worry, it's back. It won't leave you again. At least, not for a while.  ...

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....

Syria crisis: Reema, a girl whose face you'll never see

Today I met a girl whose face you'll never see because she's too scared about what will happen when she returns to Syria, "I don't want my photograph to be taken because I'm...

Syria crisis: The story of Manal

Katy Wright is our Head of UK Government Relations. She recently travelled to Lebanon with women's rights campaigner, Lady Fiona Hodgson, and Oxford MP and Oxfam Association Member, Nicola Blackwood....

Tax havens: Where profits go to hide

Tax havens are, by nature, shady. And that's not just the swaying palm trees. But intrepid activists across the world have put together short videos exposing the truth about these financial foxholes,...

This Week at Oxfam, 29 April-3 May 2013

The biggest news from Oxfam House this week is definitely the arrival of our new CEO, Mark Goldring. He's been getting a full induction over the past month, but he officially became the boss...

Syria Crisis: Our new CEO, Mark Goldring, reports from Jordan

Today is Mark Goldring's first official day as the new CEO of Oxfam. In the last few weeks he's been getting reacquainted with Oxfam, meeting key figures and visiting our overseas programmes....

This week at Oxfam, 22-26 April 2013

The weeks are flying by at the moment. As it's Friday, here's your weekly update on what's been happening in Oxfam House over the past five days.  Syria ...

It's World Malaria Day. Let's remind ourselves of the facts.

Today is World Malaria Day. Our Staff Health Team in Oxfam House have put together an atrium display about the disease, both to raise awareness of its impact on the lives of people we work with and...

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