DRC: Behind the (prison) walls [video]

I've often had to document Oxfam's hygiene promotion activities in communities, schools, markets and other public places.  But never a prison.  Until now. In Bunia town,...

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...

Yemen on brink of hunger catastrophe [audio slideshow]

The Friends of Yemen conference taking place today offers a critical opportunity to make a difference in the lives of millions of ordinary Yemenis. Yemen is facing a severe humanitarian crisis with...

Sir Tom: Talk to the people with low paid, poor quality jobs

Sir Tom Hunter isn't the only person who passes judgement on people he doesn't know. We all do it occasionally.  But Sir Tom is rich and successful. So people listen when...

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. ...

It's action time for Robin Hood

If Gandhi's chronology of "first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win" is anything to go by, the Robin Hood Tax campaign is getting close...

Oxfam's new website: Your thoughts

Our new website's been up for a couple of weeks, and we've been reading all your feedback. Most of it is really positive, which is great. Inevitably some of you prefer the old site, particularly...

isle of wight festival

COMPETITION: Show us your Isle of Wight Style

Image credit Vectisradar.com, with thanks Full details on how to enter at the bottom of the page   ...

Video fundraisers send Oxfam £63k worth of goats!

What would you do with £63,000 worth of goats? Oxfam puts them to good use, producing milk to drink and sell, fertiliser for crops, and kids to take to market. It's all thanks to a pair...

Oxfam supporter Gavin visits Oxfam in Nepal

Gavin Stewart has been a supporter of Oxfam 's Enterprise Development Programme (EDP) for years. This March he travelled with us to Nepal to visit two of the EDP projects. Here is what he has...

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