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...

Why Oxfam's rooting for Roger Federer: there's £100,000 in it

Oxfam's rooting for an Andy Murray-Roger Federer final Wimbledon this year. Here's why. Charities are known for receiving strange gifts in people's Wills, and Oxfam is no exception. ...

West Africa campaign success: Determination not dreams

"The world is full of dreams that became a reality when people had the determination to make them so." These were the words of Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid,...

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