Date: Jul 2012

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GROWing for Coldplay

Music, food and dressing up - sounded like a party to me! Except for my fellow Oxfam volunteers and me, one drizzly Sunday in Manchester, the party was at Manchester City's ground and the music...

Manchester meets for Sahel crisis

"I don't think we in Britain talk enough about the food crisis facing Chad and the rest of the Sahel region, but it's very important we understand the stakes are high..." -...

Control Arms campaigners

Disappointed but not discouraged

by Lisa Rutherford, Oxfam UK Campaigns Manager, in New York ...

For two years I was a dad... then a man started firing

For two years I was a dad. Then a man pulled out an illegal gun and started firing. ...

Campaigning made easy - People Power

No one said changing the world was going to be a doddle. But making a real difference by exerting some 'people power' can be surprisingly easy… and effective.  ...

Fake tombstones are placed along the East River by members of the Control Arms Coalition to coincide with a diplomatic conference on the future Arms Trade Treaty in New York.  They are calling on the over 190 countries present to agree a strong global agreement that will bring the arms trade under control. July 24, 2012.  Andrew Kelly

Two days left to make a strong treaty

by Lisa Rutherford, UK Campaigns Manager, Oxfam GB in New York City ...

Anna Macdonald, Paul Conroy and Olly Sprague with the Control Arms tank

First reaction to the draft Arms Trade Treaty

Yesterday in New York the first draft of the Arms Trade Treaty finally arrived. Unfortunately, while there were some points to celebrate, the text reflected the compromises and blocks which some...

Join the Oxfam team - become an 'Oxfam Speaker'

Would you like to become an Oxfam speaker and help to represent Oxfam in your community? We are currently looking to recruit speakers in two regions of England, the north and the south-east....

Birth Rights campaign causes a stir

No matter a person's age, gender, nationality, ethnicity or culture - giving birth affects us all. For some it is a distant awareness of a mysterious and sometimes terrifying biological process,...

A woman in Mauritanian Sahel shows how drought has damaged her crops

The world's leaders need to pay their fair share - tell them to act now for Sahel

"How many people have to suffer how many times before we break the cycle of hunger? We cannot prevent drought - but we can prevent food crises." - David Macdonald, Deputy Director of Oxfam...

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