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 about the safety and security of the people of Syria, and told him that many people in the UK were very concerned, and that 12,000 people had responded to our call to action."
We know that the United Nations continues to work hard on...
A new Oxfam supported book, Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working, is looking at alternatives to current European austerity drive.
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 to its goal. When the campaign launched two years ago, the idea of taxing the banks was unimaginable; now it's taken giant leaps towards reality. It's been an amazing two years - and the rest of 2012 is full of opportunity.
And why should...
Oxfam's Birth Rights campaign has been demonstrating the vital difference that aid spending can have on the lives of mothers and their children in Ghana. Motivated by this, thousands of you have been writing to your MPs to support the Government's promise to invest 0.7% of national income in lifesaving aid. The Government had also promised to introduce a law on development spending to safeguard this commitment in the future.
More than one person dies every minute from armed violence.
An Arms Trade Treaty would control the shamefully unregulated small weapons trade, but only if it's as robust as possible.
Students and Leeds residents have been campaigning at their MPs to get David Cameron to show stronger support for arms regulation. Recently they held a flashmob at Leeds University Union to highlight this hugely important issue. It was 'eye-catching'...