Music, Social Change and Global Citizenship

"A pamphlet, no matter how good, is never read more than once. But a song is learned by heart and repeated over and over." - Joe Hill What makes a song belong to the genre of protest...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

"Violence against women is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon that encompasses economic, physical, sexual and psychological violence. It occurs in all societies, developed and developing,...

Teaching Conflict, Peace and Remembrance Day

This Remembrance Day many of us will choose to spend time reflecting on the soldiers and civilians killed or otherwise affected by the First World War. It is hard to believe that a war so embedded...

Oxfordshire Schools Go Solar

Anthony Simpson, Project Manager for Solar Schools Scheme, writes about the Low Carbon Hub in Oxfordshire and how your school can take action on climate change by going solar. "Earlier...

Ebola: Questioning the Crisis

People often assume I travel all over the world with Oxfam. So I have fun telling them I regularly visit destinations like Croydon and Harpenden. But I have been on a couple of overseas trips, once...

Ebola diary: Oxfam's Holly Taylor - training in Freetown

Holly Taylor is in Sierra Leone with Oxfam as part of the Ebola task force. ...

Ebola diary: Oxfam's Holly Taylor - first day in Sierra Leone

Holly Taylor is in Sierra Leone with Oxfam as part of the Ebola task force. ...

Ebola diary: Oxfam's Holly Taylor in Sierra Leone

My name is Holly Taylor, and I have been working at Oxfam as a campaigns assistant for a year and a half. Last month I flew to Senegal to assist the Ebola response team and tomorrow I go one step...

The Danger of the Single Image

This blog post is part of a series looking at the importance of avoiding telling single stories. In this post Liz will be discussing the dangers of the single image. Oxfam's latest resource for...

World Food Day & Blog Action Day 2014

As the 16th of October is both World Food Day and Blog Action Day this blog post is going to consider global inequality in relation to food and nutrition. ...