Yemen: Back home – but nowhere to stay

For the past year, large parts of the southern province of Abyan have been virtual no-go zones, controlled by militant groups.  More than 200,000 people fled their homes, seeking refuge...

Dadaab: One year after the famine

The last time I came to Dadaab was in July 2011. Famine had just been declared in Somalia and refugees were pouring into the camp at a rate of 1,500 people per day. People had walked for upwards...

A radical approach to women's rights

Radical Muslim clerics might be the least likely people to speak out against the injustices facing women in the Arab world. Yet in the patriarchal society of Jordan, religious leaders are challenging...

Federer's win means £100k for Oxfam

What a showdown! Oxfam was torn throughout this year's Wimbledon final - we wanted a win for Britain, but we also had a sizeable vested interest in Federer taking home the trophy. ...

25,000 jerry cans benefit Somali families

"I've been fetching water from a nearby shallow well, by using leaky plastic packets," Medina, a displaced mother of two, explained. "I used to lose more than half of the...

Pregnancy and childbirth: It's a woman's right to choose

It's good to have a choice. Whether it's between tea or coffee, chocolate or fruit and condoms or the Pill. In fact when it comes to planning a family it's not just good that we...

Water brings new hope as Wajir tries to recover from drought

One year since the launch of Oxfam's appeal for the food crisis in East Africa, Polycarp Otieno returns to Wajir in north eastern Kenya, to see how Oxfam's response is helping communities...

One year on from the East Africa food crisis, much progress and many lessons

The worst food crisis in the 21st century It is a year now since the world woke up to what has been called the worst food crisis in the 21st century. The footage of Dadaab refugee camp in...

Scottish dad takes Arms Trade Treaty campaign to the United Nations

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...

Volunteer with Oxfam at Y Not Festival

For nearly 20 years, Oxfam has been campaigning at some of the UK's biggest festivals, but now we're spreading... and reaching some of the country's lesser-known events. Often...

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